Lady Bird Johnson's Spoon Bread

Recipe by Tonkcats

Spoon bread was a favorite dish with Lyndon Johnson's mother, which she passed on to his wife, Lady Bird. With a salad (fruit or green), and meat, it makes a perfect lunch.

Top Review by DeeVaFoodie

I made this today for our Sunday breakfast. We drizzled maple syrup over the warm bread and it was heaven! Wonderful recipe that I will make over and over again! Thanks for posting. Made for Bargain Basement Tag game 5/2010.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir cornmeal into 2 cups of milk and let mixture come to a boil, making a mush.
  2. Remove from heat and add balance of milk and well-beaten eggs.
  3. Stir in salt, baking powder and melted butter .
  4. Bake in 2 quart greased casserole for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

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