10 Amazing Toppings for Corn on the Cob

Summer is corn season. Corn at its peak is so sweet and delicious that it really doesn’t need any topping but these 10 amazing toppings are perfect for creating a “do it yourself” corn on the cob topping station.
  • Save

Amazing Toppings for Corn on the Cob

DIY Topping Station + the Basics


Set out a variety of toppings and let your guest choose any of these amazing toppings for corn.   Below are 10 recipes to help inspire your corn topping imaginations.


  • Grilled corn on the cob or other corn on the cob preparation
  • Tall can of melted butter
  • Fresh ground sea salt and pepper
  • Chili pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Honey
  • A variety of cheese
  • Cinnamon
  • Crumbled crispy bacon
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Lemon Wedges
  • Pesto
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • + other toppings for your own creations
  • Save

10 Amazing Toppings for Corn on the Cob

At your next BBQ serve one of these creative and amazing toppings for corn on the cob or print these recipes for your guests to create their own versions.

  1. Sweet and Salty – dip grilled corn in a can of melted butter. Drizzle with honey and a grind of sea salt.
  2. Pesto & Bacon – Spread pesto on hot corn, top with crumbled bacon, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and a grind of fresh pepper.
  3. BBQ & Blue Cheese – brush with your favorite BBQ sauce and top with crumbled blue cheese.  Add crispy bacon if desired.
  4. Cilantro Lime – Dip corn in melted butter squeeze a lime wedge over corn, top with Queso Fresco and chopped cilantro.  A dash of cayenne pepper and a grind or 2 of fresh ground pepper.
  5. Sundried Tomato & Garlic – Drizzle with sun-dried tomato oil and sprinkle with garlic salt and grated Parmesan cheese.
  6. Guacamole & Queso – Spread guacamole on hot cooked corn, then drizzle with melted Queso, a squeeze of lime and fresh ground pepper.
  7. Hot Honey & Cinnamon  – Mix honey with a dash or 2 of hot sauce (or you can buy this at some specialty markets and farmers markets),  dip corn in melted butter, sprinkle with cinnamon.
  8. Olive Oil & Garlic – Drizzle hot corn with olive oil, sprinkle with garlic salt and Parmesan Cheese.
  9. Wasabi & Soy – Mix wasabi and soy sauce and drizzle over hot corn.
  10. Greek Corn – Drizzle with olive oil, top with crumbled feta, diced black olives and fresh ground salt and pepper.

+ one of my all-time favorites Mexican Street Corn.


1 Comment

  1. Dean
    • Save

    Wow, great ideas! Pesto and Bacon is really good


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  • Save
Learn WordPress 50% off

Recent Posts

Work Anywhere

More Recipe(

 < Eat  < Drink < Party <


DIY + Create

Food Philosophy

I love serving homemade meals and entertaining, but I don’t love spending all my time in the kitchen… Sound familiar?  I’ll share my shortcuts for getting delicious, healthy food on the table – easy, fast & stress-free. All of my recipes have been tested on family and friends.  We love them and I hope you will too.



Chief Mermaid & Mojito Maker

This is me hangin’ out on the boat – it’s an absolutely gorgeous day in the Florida Keys – doing what wannabe mermaids do best…splashing in the waves + soaking up the sun. Life’s amazing.  Want to learn more?  
10 Amazing Toppings for Corn on the Cob via @mermaidsandmojitos

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share the Love.

Tell your friends!

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap