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Corn Flakes


Taste Profile

They have a crunchy texture and mild sweet and salty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Corn flakes are used as a breakfast item.
  2. They are generally served either with cold or hot milk.
  3. They can be used in savoury dishes like in fried chicken as a coating to make it crunchy.
  4. Once opened, store them in an airtight container as they may loose their crisp texture.
  5. Always keep them in dry place as moisture content can also affect the shelf-life of corn flakes.

Common names and forms

  1. Corn Crunch
  2. Corn flakes
  3. Cornflakes
  4. Makai Flakes


Corn flakes are the most popular breakfast cereal, which are made by toasting flakes of corn (maize). They are yellowish-orange in colour. They have a crunchy texture, and they soften when soaked in milk. They are often eaten in the morning with milk and sugar ,sometimes topped with fruits and nuts.

Health benefits

  • Corn flakes are rich in protein, which is important for repairing body tissues, increasing immunity, and regulating enzymes and hormones.(1)
  • They contain a substance called lutein, which is good for eye health.(1)


The carbohydrates found in corn flakes can lead to an increase in blood sugar levels. So, people with diabetes should avoid eating corn flakes.(2)

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