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Boston Brown Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margie (Rupp) Klingele
Added: Saturday, March 4, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups whole wheat (graham) flour
1 cup corn meal
1 cup molasses
1/2 cup sugar
1 T. lard or butter
1 T. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups hot water
1 cup raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ingredients well. Fill 4 greased vegetable cans a little over half full and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or steam in large steamer for an hour or so. Cover the cans with foil while steaming. They get moister and higher if you steam them.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 small loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from my friend, Mary Lou Rakers. It is an old-fashioned one and my favorite.

 

 

 

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