Fannie Farmer's Deviled Scallops

Martha Price


The simplicity of this recipe belies its' good taste, especially if you like a spark of heat in your food! Easy and tasty.

Perfect as a starter or first course. From Fannie Farmer's cookbook.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 - 3
10 Min
20 Min


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  • 1 lb
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • ·
    dash of cayenne pepper
  • 1 c
    freshly made bread crumbs
  • ·
    melted butter

How to Make Fannie Farmer's Deviled Scallops


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
    Butter a small baking dish. Rinse the scallops and pat dry with paper towels. Cream the butter, dry mustard and cayenne in a small bowl.

    Mix bread crumbs with enough melted butter to slightly moisten (about 1/2 to 1 tablespoon).
  2. Put the scallops in the baking dish, dot with the creamed butter, and cover with the buttered crumbs.
    Bake for 20 minutes.

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About Fannie Farmer's Deviled Scallops

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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