Spoon Bread


Spoon Bread is a pudding-like bread is served instead of corn or potatoes as a side dish. For a pop of color, add some diced red or green pepper to the mix! This recipe was shared with us from Blue Diamond Growers.

Special Diet Notes: Spoon Bread

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, gluten-free, soy-free, peanut-free, vegetarian, and optionally nut-free.

Spoon Bread
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Serves: 6-8
  • 3 cups dairy-free milk beverage (like Almond Breeze), divided
  • 2 tbsp almond oil (other nut oils, avocado oil, or vegetable oil will work)
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 3 large eggs (separated)
  1. Grease an 8" x 8" baking pan. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine 2 cups of dairy-free milk, oil, and salt in a large kettle. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and stir in cornmeal slowly, whisking rapidly to avoid clumps. Increase heat to medium and cook cornmeal mixture 3 - 4 minutes until thickened and glossy. Set aside.
  4. Beat yolks with 1 cup of dairy-free milk.
  5. Stir into cornmeal mixture gradually.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into cornmeal mixture gently.
  7. Pour into prepared pan.
  8. Bake until bread rises, turns golden and a knife comes out clean when inserted into the center, approximately 25 - 35 minutes.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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