Spoonbread

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons bacon or ham drippings
  • 3 eggs, beaten

Preheat oven to 375˚. In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a boil, whisking occasionally. While whisking, pour in dry ingredients. Whisk to incorporate ingredients until mixture is “like mush.” Add butter, drippings, and eggs; mix until uniform. Pour into 1½-quart greased casserole dish and bake until lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Don’t overcook; it should be soft. Serve hot.

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