Hot Crab Dip in a Round Loaf

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is one of my mom's favorite things to take to any kind of party. There is never any left over.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together and set aside.
  2. Take round loaf of bread (sour dough) and cut small circle out of top of bread (do not throw it away).
  3. Cut away the center of the bread to make a hollow space inside (keep insides as well).
  4. Place crab meat mixture inside bread.
  5. Put the lid you sliced off back on.
  6. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and serve hot with remaining bread or extra baguette.
  7. If extra filling, place in casserole dish and bake beside bread.
Most Helpful

5 5

Oh my, this is marvelous dip. I made just a half recipe and served it with some different fondue dishes for dinner. It is rich and creamy and not "fishy" tasting. We really liked it. I made the dip early and chilled it a few hours before baking. I think this would even be good served cold as a cracker spread. Made for Spring Pac 2009. Thx for the recipe!

5 5

We love the the dips and bread appetizers, this one was no exception. I used a loaf of sour dough bread and went with two dashes of Tabasco sauce. I served with a bowl of my Mexican Hot Pepper Sauce for those who like a little extra heat. I will be making this combo again - and again. Thank you and your mom for sharing.