Christiana Campbell's Tavern Spoon Bread

Recipe by Julesong

I enjoyed my recent visit to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, and had a wonderful dinner at Christiana Campbell's Tavern. Our meals were accompanied by this spoon bread, scooped right out of the griddle and onto our plates. Absolutely delicious!

Top Review by Robs415

I'm searching for a spoon bread recipe like the one my mom made; the recipe is lost. This wasn't the consistency I was looking for.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the cornmeal, salt, and sugar.
  3. With the mixer on medium low speed, add the boiling water and butter into the bowl and mix for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add milk and beaten eggs and allow to mix for another 5 minutes; stop mixer and allow mixture to cool for about 5 minutes.
  5. Turn the mixer on low and add the baking powder and mix until well incorporated.
  6. Pour mixture into a buttered skillet or 2-quart casserole and bake for 30 to 45 minute an the center has set.
  7. Serve immediately.

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