Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese


4 servings


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1 (8 oz) packages Macaroni
4 tablespoons Butter
4 tablespoons Flour
1 cup Milk
1 cup Cream
1/2 teaspoon Salt
Fresh Ground Black Pepper To Taste
2 cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded
1/2 cup Bread Crumbs Buttered


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Cook and drain macaroni according to package directions; set aside.

In a large saucepan melt butter.

Add flour mixed with salt and pepper, using a whisk to stir until well blended.

Pour milk and cream in gradually; stirring constantly.

Bring to boiling point and boil 2 minutes (stirring constantly).

Reduce heat and cook (stirring constantly) 10 minutes.

Add shredded cheddar little by little and simmer an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Turn off flame.

Add macaroni to the saucepan and toss to coat with the cheese sauce.

Transfer macaroni to a buttered baking dish.

Sprinkle with breadcrumbs.

Created date

August 2015