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Boiled Corn on the Cob Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 112
Learn how to make the perfect boiled corn on the cob with this easy corn on the cob recipe. This way of boiling corn on the cob ensures your corn comes out juicy, buttery, and sweet every time. This classic is a crowd favorite!


  • 8 ears of corn (husked and halved)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1-2 tbsp sugar (to desired sweetness)


  • Fill a large soup pot halfway with water. Bring the soup pot to a rolling boil. Once the water is boiling, add in the milk, butter, and sugar. Once the butter has melted, add the halved corn cobs. Simmer the corn for 8-10 minutes or until fully cooked. Remove the corn from the soup pot and serve.
Calories: 112kcal
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg