Recipes and Cooking Butter-Braised Corn on the Cob Be the first to rate & review! Sometimes called butter-bath corn (thanks to a generous amount of butter) or milk-boiled corn, this genius cooking method of boiling corn in a mixture of milk, butter, and aromatics hails from the Midwest and delivers corn on the cob with big flavor and tender kernels. By Danielle Centoni Danielle Centoni Instagram Twitter Website Danielle Centoni is an award-winning food writer and recipe developer whose career spans two decades. She's a former newspaper and magazine editor, a frequent contributor to national publications, and the author and co-author of six cookbooks and counting. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 9, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 pieces Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup water 1 cup milk ½ cup unsalted butter 4 large garlic cloves, smashed 2 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon kosher salt 4 ears corn, husks and silks removed Cheddar cheese. sliced green onions, and/or thinly sliced jalapeno pepper (optional) Directions In a large pot or Dutch oven bring 4 cups water to boiling over medium-high. Add milk, 1/4 cup of the butter, two of the garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon of the chili powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the cumin, and 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt. When butter is melted, add corn, arranging ears to keep them submerged; cover. Reduce heat to a simmer; cook 5 to 8 minutes. Meanwhile, soften remaining 1/4 cup butter and mince remaining two garlic cloves. In a small bowl stir together softened butter, minced garlic, the remaining 1 tablespoon chili powder, and 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Serve corn with butter mixture and a spoonful of the cooking liquid. If you like, top with cheese, green onions, jalapeno slices, and/or additional chili powder. Serves 4. Herb Butter-Braised Corn on the Cob Prepare as directed, except omit the chili powder, cumin, and jalapeno. Add 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs to the cooking water and 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs to the butter mixture. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 191 Calories 13g Fat 19g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 191 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 213mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 6g Protein 4g Vitamin C 9.9mg 50% Calcium 22mg 2% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 313mg 7% Folate, total 34.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.