1 Mix and sift flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
2 Beat egg, melted shortening and milk together.
3 Add corn, and combine with dry ingredients, mixing well.
4 Drop by spoonfuls into hot deep oil, and fry 3-5 minutes, or until golden brown.
5 Drain on absorbant paper.
6 Serve piping hot as vegetable, or serve as a luncheon dish, with maple syrup and crisp bacon.