Brains - We Cooked And Ate Creamed Brains

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Nov. 15, 2019

1930's Creamed Brains Recipe. Today we cook brains in a cream sauce, following a 1930 depression era recipe. Eating brains isn't just for zombies.


Brains 2
Butter 5 Tablespoon
Flour 5 Tablespoon
Milk 500 Milliliter
Cooked sliced mushrooms 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pepper To Taste
Salt To Taste
Grated nutmeg To Taste



1. Clean boil and chop brains.

2. Fry in butter until crisp, then season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

3. Make a white sauce by melting the butter over medium heat and stirring in the flour.

4. Cook until flour just starts to brown, and then stir in milk.

5. Cook sauce until it’s the consistency of cream.

6. Add the mushrooms and brains to the sauce.


7. Serve in the cooked pastry shells.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2