How to Bake Corn on the Cob in the Oven With Tin Foil

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It's easy to bake the most delicious corn on the cob in the oven when you wrap your corn in tin foil. This simple method takes 20 minutes, and you can do it all year round. No grill required!

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Things You'll Need

  • Corn on the cob, husks and silk removed

  • Foil squares for each piece of corn

  • Butter

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Optional additional toppings: lime zest and juice, Parmesan cheese, queso blanco cheese, mayonnaise and more

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1. Prep the oven and foil

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Tear individual sheets of tin foil for each piece of corn on the cob.

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2. Season the corn

Generously season each piece of corn with salt and pepper, then add a pat of butter to each one.

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3. Bake the corn

Wrap up foil into pouches, folding up the ends and the top, creating a seam. Place on a baking sheet for and bake for 30 minutes in the oven.

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4. Unwrap the corn

Remove corn pouches from oven and carefully unwrap. Use caution as the hot steam escapes.

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Serve immediately. Add more toppings if desired, such as mayonnaise, cheese, lemon or lime juice, and zest. Or eat it as-is, already perfectly seasoned.

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