Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 (8 oz) package(s) Macaroni
  • 4 tablespoon(s) Butter
  • 4 tablespoon(s) Flour
  • 1 cup(s) Milk
  • 1 cup(s) Cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Salt
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper To Taste
  • 2 cup(s) Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup(s) Bread Crumbs Buttered


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook and drain macaroni according to package directions; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan melt butter.
  4. Add flour mixed with salt and pepper, using a whisk to stir until well blended.
  5. Pour milk and cream in gradually; stirring constantly.
  6. Bring to boiling point and boil 2 minutes (stirring constantly).
  7. Reduce heat and cook (stirring constantly) 10 minutes.
  8. Add shredded cheddar little by little and simmer an additional 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  9. Turn off flame.
  10. Add macaroni to the saucepan and toss to coat with the cheese sauce.
  11. Transfer macaroni to a buttered baking dish.
  12. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  13. Bake 20 minutes until the top is golden brown.
June 2015

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