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If you’ve never made homemade mac and cheese before, it can seem a bit daunting. But don’t worry, we’ll break it down and take it step by step! Boil the pasta, drain. Make the cheese sauce by combining a fat (butter), and starch (flour), then whisking in the milk products. Cook the sauce until it’s nice and thick. Add in shredded cheeses, stir well. Combine cheese sauce with cooked pasta.
Transfer half of the mac and cheese to a baking dish, sprinkle with more shredded cheese. Top with the rest of the mac and cheese, top with more shredded cheese Bake and prepare to thoroughly enjoy!
Creamy Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese This baked mac and cheese is a family favorite recipe, loved by children and adults.To Make this Recipe You’ Will Need the following ingredients:::
°3 c elbow macaroni (uncooked)
°1 c whole milk
°1 c heavy cream
°2 c sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
°4 oz American Cheese (More of you want your macaroni and cheese to be even creamier)
°1 teaspoon garlic powder
°1 tsp onion powder
°½ tsp each, salt and pepper (to taste)
°½ tsp cayenne pepper
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and grease or spray your 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Cook the elbow macaroni pasta according to the box instructions, but remove the pasta 2 minutes earlier than the recommended cooking time (for an al dente texture).
Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water. Put aside.
In bowl, whisk the eggs until frothy. Then add the milk and heavy cream, mix.
Add the cheeses, reserving 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese for garnish and seasoning (garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper & cayenne pepper) as well as cooked pasta. Stir to combine.
Transfer to your baking dish and top with 1 cup reserved sharp cheddar cheese.
Baking uncovered in the center your oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes.
Allow baked macaroni and cheese to cool for 10-15 minutes before serving. * Macaroni and cheese may seem unsteady, but take shape as it cools.