Sift the flour, baking powder, paprika, and salt into a bowl. Combine the corn, egg and milk, add to the flour mixture and mix well. Then add the butter.
Spoon onto a hot griddle, using 2 to 3 tablespoons of the mixture for each cake. Cook until bubbles show on the surface, then turn the cakes over and cook the other sides until golden brown. Serve with crisp rashers of bacon and maple syrup.