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 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019 This souffle-like spoon bread showcases that quality beautifully. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory," 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of spoon bread

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Spoon bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoon%20bread. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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