Stuffed Mac-n-cheese tart in cast iron skillet on wooden table

October: Stuffed Mac-N-Cheese Tart

A cozy dish with layers of goodness.

Featured for October in our 2021 UniPro calendar.

Stuffed Mac-n-cheese tart, sliced on a plate
Your favorite comfort foods in tart-form. Layers of cornbread, pulled pork, and mac n’ cheese make this dish the ultimate comfort-food entree. Spicy Jalapeños in fluffy Gold Medal™ Corn Muffin Mix topped with ale-infused mac ‘n cheese and pulled pork.


Ingredients: (Yield – 48 Servings)

Gold Medal™ Corn Muffin Mix (Item #78714) 1 box
Butter, softened 2 cups
Peppers, jalapeño, canned, drained, chopped 1/2 cup


Mac-N-Cheese Filling
Butter, softened 1/2 cup
Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour (Item #3004) 1/2 cup
Whole Milk 1 quart
Beer, dark or ale 3/4 cups
Cheddar Cheese, shredded 11 1/2 cups (or 2 1/2 lbs.)
Kosher salt
2 tsp.
Black Pepper, ground 2 tsp.
Smoked Paprika 1 tsp.
Elbow Macaroni, cooked 15 3/4 cups (or 5 lb.)


BBQ Pulled Pork, prepared 5 cups (or 3 lb.)


    1. Place corn muffin mix, butter and jalapenos in a mixer bowl with a paddle attachment. Mix on low speed until crumbly; approximately 1-2 minutes.
    2. Press crust mixture into a greased or parchment-lined full sheet pan with a pan extender.
    3. Bake in a standard oven at 350°F for 12-14 minutes (for convection ovens, bake at 300°F for 8-10 minutes, rotating 180° after 4 minutes of baking.
    4. Melt butter in a large saucepan; whisk in flour until smooth. Add milk, heavy cream, and beer to mixture; bring to a boil, stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
    5. Reduce heat, stir in cheese, salt, pepper, and paprika until cheese is melted. Remove from heat. Pour cheese over macaroni in large bowl. Toss until coated.
    6. Assembly: Distribute pulled pork evenly over baked crust. Spread mac-n-cheese filling over pulled pork evenly.
    7. Bake in a standard oven at 350°F for 29-34 minutes (for convection ovens, bake at 300°F for 20-25 minutes, rotating 180° after 10 minutes of baking.
    8. Allow tart to cool slightly before removing pan extenders and cutting into portions.