Mr. Food: Spoon Bread

This Americana classic first made its way across the South before making its way across the country. Once you give this Spoon Bread a try, we’re sure it will make its way around your circle of friends and family, too.

What You’ll Need

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cups fine yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

What to Do

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, combine milk and water; simmer until hot, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add cornmeal, butter, sugar, and salt; stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and baking powder until very light and fluffy. Stir in cornmeal mixture; mix well then spoon into baking dish.
  5. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until top is golden. Serve hot.