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Cheesy Spoon Bread

Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
40 minutes
Servings
6 servings
  • Delicious Cheesy Spoon Bread is a pudding-like casserole made with dry milk and corn meal. This can be served as a main dish or as a side dish.
KEY INGREDIENTS
INGREDIENTS
  • 3/4 cup dry NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
  • 1/2 cup yellow corn meal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
MAKE IT
Step 1
Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
Step 2
Combine dry milk and corn meal in large saucepan. Stir in water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese, egg yolks, margarine and baking powder.
Step 3
Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold into corn meal mixture lightly but thoroughly. Pour into prepared dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
Step 4
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden and filling is set. Serve warm.
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