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Berea Spoonbread Festival / Berea Kentucky

Berea Spoonbread Festival / Berea Kentucky

If you haven't had a bite of spoonbread in your life, now is the time to eat your fill of the tasty stuff! Granny used to make this for the family get-together. Not to be confused with those tasty grits!

The 12th annual Berea Spoonbread Festival has plenty of activities, 5-K Run, 1 Mile Walk, crafts, free concerts and events to please everyone in the family. Located in the heart of Berea, Kentucky, the Folk Arts And Crafts Capitol Of Kentucky.

Have you ever wondered how it's made?

Berea spoonbread festival


  • 1 cup white cornmeal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 2 large eggs, well beaten
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


In a large saucepan, combine cornmeal with 2 cups of water; add 1 teaspoon of salt. Bring mixture to a boil then lower the heat; cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. The mixture will be very stiff. Remove from heat and slowly stir in 1 cup of cold milk. Stir in the beaten eggs and melted butter. Preheat oven to 400° and heat a greased 1 1/2 to 2-quart baking dish or 8-inch square baking dish. Pour the well blended batter into the hot baking dish; bake for about 40 minutes, or until firm in the middle and nicely browned. Serve hot, straight from the baking dish. This quantity provides 4 to 6 small servings; for more, double the recipe.  

Go try it first at the festival.

Some of the events will be:

Hot Air Balloon Glow

Pancake Breakfast

5-K Race & 1 Mile Walk

Scenic Motorcycle Ride

Music Concerts

Dog Show

Car Show

Kiddie Land Carnival Rides

Loads of yummy spoonbread to eat at the Spoonbread Eating Contest!

The Berea Spoonbread Festival hours:

Friday - September 19th, 3:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturday - September 20th, 6AM - 8:00PM

Sunday - September 21st, 10AM - 5:00PM

For more information call : 859-986-9760


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Comment balloon 2 commentsLizette Fitzpatrick • September 02 2008 12:20PM


This sounds like great fun!    Ms. Chanel should enter the dog show.  She is my #1 pick for blue ribbon.

I do like cornbread every now and then.... spoonbread recipe sounds like cornbread!

Posted by Connie King almost 11 years ago

Spoonbread!  I've never had it.  Enjoyed reading about it and seeing the ingredients.  It would be more fun if I could attend the Festival.

Posted by Susie Blackmon, Ocala, Horses, Western Wear, Horse Farms, Marketing almost 11 years ago

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