Baked Macaroni & Cheese Recipe Video

Macaroni and cheese is very easy to make and a classic comfort food loved by adults and children as well!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Large elbow macaroni8 Ounce, cooked
 Cheddar cheese12 Ounce, grated
 Butter6 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Dry mustard1 Tablespoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Tablespoon
 Panko bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 935 Calories from Fat 479

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.7%

Saturated Fat 32.8 g163.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 154.6 mg

Sodium 648.1 mg27%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.6%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 38 g76.1%

Vitamin A 73.9% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 82% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large pan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter.
3. Add the flour and whisk for 1 to 2 minutes to cook the flour.
4. Whisk in the milk and cook, whisking constantly, until you have a lump-less, smooth white sauce.
5. Add the mustard and cayenne. Mix well, getting rid of any lumps that may form.
6. Put the cheese and mix well.
7. Add the macaroni and mix well.
8. Place the macaroni and cheese into a buttered casserole dish.
9. In a small skillet, melt the remaining butter and add the Panko crumbs. Fry the crumbs until they start to brown.
10. Sprinkle the Panko crumbs on the macaroni and cheese and place in the oven.
11. Bake for 40 minutes, until crumbs are browned and cheese is bubbly.

12. In a serving plate, serve the macaroni and cheese. You may sprinkle extra cheese on top, if you want.