Lady Bird Johnson’s Spoon Bread

  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 0 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • About This Recipe

    “Spoon bread was a favorite dish with Lyndon Johnson’s mother, which she passed on to his wife, Lady Bird. With a salad (fruit or green), and meat, it makes a perfect lunch. “


  • 3cupsmilk
  • 3eggs
  • 1cupcornmeal
  • to tastebutter( the size of a walnut)
  • 3teaspoonsbaking powder
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • Directions

  • Stir cornmeal into 2 cups of milk and let mixture come to a boil, making a mush.
  • Remove from heat and add balance of milk and well-beaten eggs.
  • Stir in salt, baking powder and melted butter .
  • Bake in 2 quart greased casserole for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Reviews

  • “I made this today for our Sunday breakfast. We drizzled maple syrup over the warm bread and it was heaven! Wonderful recipe that I will make over and over again! Thanks for posting. Made for Bargain Basement Tag game 5/2010.”