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Boston Brown Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Bagley
Added: Sunday, August 13, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c rye flour
1 c cornmeal
1 c whole wheat flour
1/2 t soda
1 t salt
3/4 c molasses
1 1/2 c buttermilk
4 t baking powder
1 c nuts
1 c raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients. Add molasses and milk and blend well. Fill 3 well-greased molds 2/3 full. Cover molds tightly with foil. Place on trivet in container of boiling water. Water should come up to 2/3 on the molds. Keep water boiling and steam for 3 hours. Add water as needed. Remove from boiling water and remove covers. Put in 300 oven for 15 min to dry.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min plus steaming time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For molds, you can use 1 lb coffee cans or different size metal cans. These may be covered with foil tied down tightly.

 

 

 

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