Jefferson's Spoon Bread

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

From the cookbook "Specialties of the House". A cookbook from the Kenmore Museum (the nation's oldest museum house) in Fredericksburg, Virginia.


  1. Place the milk in a double boiler and scald.
  2. Stir in the dry ingredients and continue to stir until thickened.
  3. Let cool 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  5. Beat eggs and stir into the cornmeal mixture with the butter.
  6. Place in a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes, or until brown.
Most Helpful

This was excellent Spoon Bread, Miss Annie! I made it exactly as directed and added just a hint more sugar. It browned beautifuly and was an excellent consistancy. The perfect complement to our meal! Thank you for this wonderful recipe!

Bev August 12, 2002