Brown Sugar Meatloaf

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Carla Skiles

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@Masnick

I found this recipe many years ago and it is still our families tried and true recipe that we use all the time. The flavor of this meatloaf is wonderful. Enjoy!

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What a twist on ordinary meatloaf! The blending of sweet and spicy in this recipe may not be everyone's cup of tea, but my family and I really liked it. (Especially when served with salty mashed potatoes and green beans... yum!) Very unusual, but in a tasty way.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 18 votes

Comments:
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    ketchup
  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped (can use dry minced)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger (i use a little more)
  • 3/4 c
    finely crushed cracker crumbs (i use club)

How to Make Brown Sugar Meatloaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease 5 x 9 inch loaf pan.
  3. Press the brown sugar in the bottom of the prepared loaf pan and spread the ketchup over the sugar.
  4. In a mixing bowl, mix thoroughly all remaining ingredients and shape into a loaf.
  5. Place the loaf on top of the ketchup.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until the juices are clear.
  7. **This recipe is even more delicious the next day!

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About Brown Sugar Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Brown Sugar



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