Boston brown bread

Boston brown bread



  • salt - 1 tsp
  • buttermilk - 2 c
  • baking soda - 2 tsp
  • molasses - 3/4 c
  • whole wheat flour - 1 c
  • raisins, if desired - 1 c
  • all-purpose or rye flour - 1 c

How to make boston brown bread:

Grease four 19 or 16 cans, each about 2 cups. Beat all ingredients in 3-quart bowl on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, 30 seconds longer. Pour into cans, filling each about 2/3 full. Cover each tightly with aluminum foil. Place cans on rack in Dutch oven or steamer; pour boiling water into pan to level of rack. Cover pan. Keep water boiling over low heat until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 2 1/2 hours (add boiling water during steaming if necessary). Remove cans from pan; immediately unmold breads. Serve warm. Yields 4 loaves.

Recipe categories: Breads, Breakfast, Northeastern U.S..

Boston brown bread
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