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Browned Butter Maple Bourbon Corn on the Cob

Browned Butter Maple Bourbon isn't just fun to say, it is a delectably sticky sauce to slather on your corn on the cob! The flavors of pure maple syrup and bourbon whiskey swimming in the luscious melted butter really shine through in each bite!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 /3 cup


  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp bourbon whiskey
  • Corn on the cob cooked
  • Salt and pepper


  • Brown butter in a sauce pan on medium heat by melting it down and swirling it in the pan to ensure it cooks evenly as the color darkens.
  • As the butter nears a nutty brown color add the whiskey, watching out for flames as the whiskey burns off. Use a stick lighter if needed to flambe.
  • Add maple syrup and stir to combine.
  • Pour sauce into dish and slather over corn on the cob.
  • Dust liberally with salt and pepper to taste.