Cornmeal Spoon Bread

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°; butter a 2-quart casserole.
  • Combine the milk, 2 tablespoons butter, sugar, and salt in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil and slowly add the cornmeal, stirring constantly.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
  • With a fork, beat the egg yolks in a small bowl.
  • Add a small portion of the hot mixture to the eggs, and stir well.
  • Return the egg yolk mixture to the pan and mix well.
  • Beat the egg whites in a medium bowl until soft peaks form, then fold into the cornmeal mixture.
  • Transfer to the buttered casserole and bake for 35 minutes, or until firm.