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Southern Spoon Bread


  • 2 cups corn meal
  • 1 ½ cups sweet milk
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 eggs


  • Sift the meal three times and dissolve in the boiling water, mix until it is smooth and free from any lumps. Add the melted butter and salt. Thin with the milk.
  • Separate the eggs; beat until light.
  • Add the yolks and then the whites.
  • Pour into a buttered baking dish and bake in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes.
  • Serve in the dish in which it was baked.
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