Mexicali Spoon Bread

Mexicali Spoon Bread

This flavorful spoon bread is similar to a cornmeal pudding.

25 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


2 cups milk
1 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 Land O Lakes® Eggs, separated
1 (11-ounce) can whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
1 tablespoon chopped jalapeño chile pepper


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine 1 1/2 cups milk and cornmeal in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until all milk is absorbed and mixture is thickened.

Remove from heat. Add butter, baking powder and salt; mix well. Beat in remaining milk and egg yolks with whisk until smooth. Stir in corn and jalapeño chile.

Beat egg whites in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into cornmeal mixture until no lumps remain.

Pour mixture carefully into 2-quart greased casserole dish. Bake 50-55 minutes or until golden brown and top springs back when touched lightly in center.

Recipe Tip

- Substitute gluten-free baking powder when making this recipe gluten-free.

- Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 180

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 430mg

Carbohydrates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #10108©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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