How to Cook Scrapple in the Oven

Scrapple is a German food that is made from cornmeal and meat. Though, this is a regional recipe but has still gained popularity all over the world. The reason is that it not only pleases your taste buds but also provides your body a nutritional value.

The traditional way to cook scrapple is to fry the slices but you can also bake them if you want to keep the cholesterol level significantly low. According to nutritionists, 1 slice of scrapple contains 222 calories, 13 g fat, 29 mg cholesterol, 608 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fibre and 6 g of protein.

The best thing about this food item is that it is dead easy to make.

Prep time: 20 min
Bake time: 20 min
Total time: 40 min
Yields: 6 Servings
Utensils: Wooden spoon, whisk, large bread loaf pan, measuring cups cookie sheet, non-stick cooking spray, knife

Ingredients:
White or yellow cornmeal: 1 cup
Milk:1 cup
Sugar: 1 teaspoon
Salt: 1 teaspoon
Boiling water: 2-3/4 cups
Bulk pork sausage, cooked, drained and crumbled: 8 ounces
All-purpose flour: as per required
Butter: 2 tablespoons
Maple syrup: optional

Instructions

  • 1

    First of all, prepare scrapple for the baking process and you will start by removing extra fats from ready-made sausage. The best way to do that is to put the sausage in a colander and set aside to drain properly. Meanwhile, you should make other ingredients for baking scrapple.

  • 2

    Take a saucepan and pour 2 ¾ cups of water in it. Put the saucepan on a stove and boil the water.

  • 3

    Next thing you will do is to make a smooth mixture of cornmeal, salt, pepper sugar and milk. Put all these ingredients in a bowl and whisk them properly. Keep beating until you find the batter turning smooth. After that, add that batter into the boiling water and keep stirring to avoid lumps.

  • 4

    In the last step of preparation process, you will pour the batter into the bread loaf pan and add sausage into it. Set the mixture aside to cool down.

  • 5

    Now, when you have prepared all the ingredients, turn on the oven and set it at 375 F. Place a cookie sheet and use non-stick spray to keep it moist.

  • 6

    Cut the scrapple into slices; place it in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. When it changes colour, take out of the oven and serve smoking hot.

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