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Spoonbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Musolff
Added: Sunday, August 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. Yellow or White Cornmeal
1 tsp. Salt
1 c. Milk
2 tbsp. Butter
3 Eggs - Separated
1 tsp. Baking Powder

Directions:
Directions:
Bring two (2) cups water to boil in a medium sauce pan. Gradually stir in the cornmeal and salt; cook, over medium heat and stirring constantly, until mixture is thick. Then remove from heat.

Add milk and butter, and beat until smooth. Let cool. Preheat oven to 375 F.

Lightly grease a two (2) quart casserole.

Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form when beater is slowly raised. With same beater, beat the egg yolks until they are thick and light. Add with baking powder to cornmeal mixture, and mix well.

Gently fold in egg whites until combined. Turn into prepared casserole.

Bake, uncovered, 40 to 50 minutes, or until spoonbread is golden brown and puffy. Spoon right from the casserole, and serve hot with butter and maple syrup.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 8 Servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from Grandma Musolff's recipe archives. Some of her recipes are over 100 years old.

 

 

 

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