"As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it."--Buddy Hackett

Scrapple - Balkenbrij Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

Scrapple - Balkenbrij image
Frank & Grandkids - (Back) - Sharon, Donna, Karla, Grandpa, Kelly, Diane, Cindy, Cheryl, & Linda (Front) - Mike, Bob, Doug, Keith, Kevin, Danny, & Terry (Summer of 1964)

 

This recipe for Scrapple - Balkenbrij, by , is from Struttman Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Struttman Recipe Collection
Added: Sunday, June 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 lbs. Pork Shoulder (original recipe calls for hog head, heart, trimmings, hocks - scraps from butchering)
1 medium onion
3 c. broth
3 c. cornmeal
1 c. buckwheat flour
2 T. salt
1 T. pepper
1 tsp.sage (optional)
1 tsp.marjoram (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Place pork in pot and cover with water. Cook till tender. Strain off the broth and save. Separate the meat. Coarsely grind meat with one medium onion. For a rich flavored scrapple, use 4 parts meat and 3 parts broth. Get the meat and broth boiling. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Thicken with 3 parts of cornmeal, 1 part buckwheat flour, a little at a time. Stir constantly until thick. Cook 15 minutes longer. Pour into loaf pans and cool until firm.
To serve, slice scrapple and fry in a hot skillet in butter, bacon grease, or lightly oiled fry pan until golden brown. Brown on both sides. Can be served with apple butter or topped with syrup.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a food group all itself.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

4601W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!