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Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese | Source: YouTube/Views on the road | YouTube/Bronya
Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese | Source: YouTube/Views on the road | YouTube/Bronya

Snoop Dogg's Mac and Cheese Recipe: Simple Steps to Make This Classic Dish at Home

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Jan 06, 2024
05:30 A.M.
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Many people can't get enough of the famous mac and cheese; with that regard, Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese is one variation that has generated excitement. The good news is that you can replicate his recipe at home.

While Snoop Dogg is iconic in rap music, he's also made a mark in the world of soul food with his take on the timeless classic — macaroni and cheese, or simply mac and cheese.

Cheesy, warm, and downright tasty — that's what mac and cheese is all about. If you're curious to try Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese recipe, you're in the right place!

Macaroni and cheese | Source: Pexels

Macaroni and cheese | Source: Pexels

Before we jump into the recipe, let's take a quick look at the history of mac and cheese. This dish has been a beloved comfort food in the U.S. for generations, and it became popular in the 20th century because it's tasty, affordable, and easy to prepare.

Although the late former President Thomas Jefferson is often credited with popularizing the tasty meal, his African-American chef, James Hemmings, was the real culinary mastermind behind it.

A bowl of mac and cheese | Source: Pixabay

A bowl of mac and cheese | Source: Pixabay

Fast forward to today, and you'll find various mac and cheese recipes flooding social media platforms like TikTok. Even Snoop Dogg, a fan, could not help but express his love for the dish through his cookbook "From Crook to Cook."

This dish is a sophisticated version of mac & cheese with a unique flavor profile, including tangy sour cream and umami from Worcestershire. Its sauce has thickness and smooth texture, and the crispy edges have texture and flavor.

Snoop Dogg's Mac and Cheese Recipe

Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese is a delicious treat you must try. This dish is a breeze to prepare in the comfort of your kitchen. Follow this easy recipe to replicate it at home:

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons salt, plus extra for salting the water
  • 1 pound or 455 grams of elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) with the rack in the middle position. Lightly butter a 9×13 baking dish and set it aside.
  2. In a large pot, bring heavily salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook until it's just al dente, about 1 minute less than the time indicated on the package instructions. Drain the macaroni and set it aside.
  3. Heat the milk and cream gently in a small saucepan over medium heat, careful not to let it boil.
  4. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Sprinkle the all-purpose flour into the melted butter and whisk continuously for 2 to 3 minutes. Gradually add the warmed milk to the mixture, whisking constantly. Continue cooking for 2 minutes, whisking frequently, until the mixture thickens and becomes smooth. Keep an eye on the heat to prevent the milk from boiling.
  5. Gradually incorporate 2 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese into the mixture, whisking until thoroughly blended and smooth. Add the sour cream and whisk until the mixture is smooth and consistent. Introduce the black pepper, dry mustard, cayenne, and Worcestershire sauce. Season the mixture with salt to taste.
  6. Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce and stir until thoroughly mixed. Transfer the combined mixture to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining 2 1/2 cups of cheese evenly over the top.
  7. Bake the dish in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until it turns golden and starts to bubble. Once done, remove the mac and cheese from the oven and serve them while they're warm and inviting.

It's fascinating how this classic comfort food has changed over time, and different versions keep pleasing people's taste buds. Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese recipe is quite versatile.

Some fans prefer grilling it instead of baking it, while others try different pasta shapes for a unique twist. This adaptability lets people add their personal touch while still enjoying the cheesy essence that Snoop Dogg brings.

Whether you follow the recipe exactly or add your flair, Snoop Dogg's mac and cheese is a delightful treat for anyone who loves this timeless classic's rich, comforting flavors.

Like the rapper's mac and cheese, the Salmon Lasagne Rolls are another delicious comfort food that has been getting much attention. Reinventing this classic Italian dish at home is an effortless endeavor that you should try. Happy cooking!

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