1410.2014 October GC CornCakes

Harvest Corn Cakes

These Harvest Corn Cakes combine sweet and savory for a delightful snack. Green chile, apples and pecans in a cornmeal batter make great comfort food.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Snack Food
Cuisine Comfort Food, Vegetarian
Servings 24 corn cakes
Calories 140 kcal


  • 1 13 oz. container BUENO® Autumn Roast® Green Chile DO NOT drain
  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 large apple grated
  • 1 ½ cups pecans chopped
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • Peanut oil
  • Confectioner’s sugar


  • Cook green chile according to instructions on container.
    1 13 oz. container BUENO® Autumn Roast® Green Chile
  • Place cooked green chile in refrigerator while preparing the batter mixture.
  • Combine the next 7 ingredients together.
    2 cups yellow cornmeal, 1 cup oat flour, 1 large apple, 1 ½ cups pecans, 2 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. baking powder, 6 Tbsp. sugar
  • Add green chile and mix well.
  • Fold in beaten egg and buttermilk until mixture is well blended.
    1 egg, ¼ cup buttermilk
  • Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
  • Drop a tablespoon full of batter in pre-heated oil at 370°F and fry until golden brown.
    Peanut oil
  • Cook a few at a time ensuring each cake reaches a temperature of 165°F.
  • Sprinkle with sifted confectioner’s sugar.
    Confectioner’s sugar


Calories: 140kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.001gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 210mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 24IUVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
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