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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Chorreadas are traditional quick to make Costa Rican pancakes prepared with fresh corn which can be served for breakfast, for lunch or as a snack.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Costa Rican, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 chorreadas
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 2 cups fresh corn (about 5 ears of corn or canned corn)
  • ½ cup sugar (for sweet version)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • cup milk
  • Butter (to cook)
For savory version
  • 1 tablespoon dry oregano
  • 1 clove garlic
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until the mixture is crumbly.
  2. Fry in butter to form round pancakes for a couple minutes.
  3. Turn over and fry for a couple more minutes.
  4. Serve warm with honey, syrup (sweet version), sour cream or cream cheese (savory version) on top.
  5. For a savory version of chorreadas, omit the sugar and add 1 tablespoon or oregano and 1 garlic clove. Optionally, add grated cheese on top of the chorreadas before turning them over.