spoon bread

noun

Definition of spoon bread

: soft bread made of cornmeal mixed with milk, eggs, and shortening and served with a spoon

Examples of spoon bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mochi cheddar hush puppies had the heft and bounce of Southern spoon bread. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 10 June 2021 Meals usually include several starches as well, such as Virginia spoon bread, South African mealie bread, Southern Hoppin' John, Nigerian jollof rice, Accras (Caribbean fritters), or Injera (Ethiopian flatbread). Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 6 Nov. 2020 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of spoon bread

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spoon bread was in 1847

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“Spoon bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoon%20bread. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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