Originally Posted by Ster
Let me rephrase...
Can it be steeped alone, or does it need other grains? Carmel, carpils, etc?
Base malt. It really can't be steeped, as it won't convert and will give a starch haze.
If you can't do a partial mash with a pound of base malt (plain US two-row), then you could use a pound of corn sugar instead of the flaked maize. I would NOT steep flaked maize without converting.