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Corn Fritters with Sweet Basil

Thoroughly mix corn, egg, salt, sugar, pepper, flour, and basil in a bowl, blender, or food processor. Heat the butter or shortening in a heavy skillet. Drop the corn mixture by tablespoons into the hot fat. Fry on each side until golden brown. Delicious made in an electric skillet, tableside, and served as soon as they are made. Tasty wit powdered sugar or syrup. Serves 4

1 c. grated uncooked corn
1 egg, beaten
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. sugar
dash freshly ground pepper
1 T. flour
1 t. fresh finely chopped or 1/2 t. dried sweet basil
2 T. butter or shortening
powdered sugar (optional)
syrup (optional)

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