Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
55 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 by 13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Add 3 tablespoons cornmeal to the dish and tilt the dish to coat the bottom and sides with the cornmeal. Set the baking dish aside.

Combine the milk, cream, buttermilk, salt, and pepper in a medium saucepan, and bring just to a boil. Whisk in the 1 cup cornmeal and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and has the consistency of grits, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat and immediately transfer the mixture to a heatproof bowl. Stir in the cheese, and set the bowl aside until the mixture is lukewarm, stirring often to prevent a skin from forming on the top, 10 to 15 minutes.

In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg yolks. Then stir the yolks, green onions, thyme, baking soda, and baking powder into the cornmeal mixture.

Combine the egg whites and the sugar in a mixing bowl, and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the cornmeal mixture to lighten it. Then gently fold in the remaining whites, taking care not to deflate the whites.

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish, and bake until the spoonbread is puffed and golden brown on top, and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Onion Dip

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

French Onion Soup

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Mean Green Cucumber Juice

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Go, Dawgs! Greens

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Roasted Green Beans

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Onion-and-Pepper Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Green Mango Chutney

Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Chicken Green Chili

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Sunny's Green Garlic Herbed Butter

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Trending Videos 5 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking