spoon bread

noun

Definition of spoon bread 

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

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While the spoon bread bakes, combine remaining ¼ cup butter and honey in a small saucepan stirring constantly until the butter melts. House Beautiful, "Todd English's Surf & Turf Recipe at Kitchen of the Year," 20 July 2012

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First Known Use of spoon bread

1847, in the meaning defined above

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