Southern Praline Grits

Southern Praline Grits

3 1/2 c Water
1 c Enriched Hominy Quick Grits* (Quaker or Aunt Jemima)
1/2 ts Salt (optional)
2 Eggs beaten
1/2 c Brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c Chopped pecans
2 tb Margarine or butter
1/2 ts Cinnamon

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease 2-qt. casserole. Bring water to a boil; slowly stir in grits and salt. Return to boil; reduce heat. Simmer 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into prepared casserole. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Garnish with whipped cream or pecan halves, if desired. Serves 6

*NOTE: To substitute regular Quaker or Aunt Jemima Enriched Hominy Grits, increase water to 4-1/2 cups and simmer time to 12 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally. Proceed as recipe directs.


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