Definition of spoon bread in US English:

spoon bread


  • Soft cornbread served with a spoon.

    • ‘We do a variety of spoon breads, bread pudding, trifles and custards.’
    • ‘Like all spoon breads, it should be eaten very hot with plenty of butter.’
    • ‘In the USA, the meaning of ‘batter’ extends to some thicker mixtures such as those for cake and for spoon bread (sometimes called ‘batter bread’).’
    • ‘My wife used a large biscuit cutter to make rounds of spoon bread for her composed dinner plates.’
    • ‘I've made lots of spoon breads, corn breads, and expected this to be more like those.’