Grandma's Home-Baked Beans


1-1/2 pounds dry yellow-eye beans
1 small onion
1 apple, peeled
1/4 pound salt pork
1 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 tablespoon salt
boiling water


Soak beans overnight. Bring to a boil in same water, adding more water to cover as necessary, and simmer until tender, 1-½ to 2 hours. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Put onion and apple in bottom of bean pot, fill half full with beans, add salt pork, and pour in remaining beans. Pour maple syrup over beans, sprinkle with mustard and salt, and cover with boiling water. Bake 5 hours.


10 servings

Reader Comments

Leave a Comment

Please help.It is next to

Please help.It is next to impossible to find yellow-eye beans in British Columbia.
Any info out there??