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    Boston Brown Bread

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    3 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    3 hrs

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    Posted by requeast From McCalls Cooking School cookbook. Brown bread in a can.

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    1. 1
      Grease well two 1 lb sized coffee cans In large bowl sift together cornmeal, flour, salt and baking soda In small bowl, combine milk, buttermilk and dark molasses Gradually add milk mixture to flour mixture.
    2. 2
      Beat with spoon just until combined.
    3. 3
      Stir in rasins.
    4. 4
      Spoon dough into greased coffee cans until two thirds full Tie pieces of heavy foil tightly over the top of cans Place cans on rack in a deep pot Add boiling water to pot until the water comes half way up the sides of the cans Cover pot and steam for 2 1/2 to 3 hours adding water as needed Cool bread on rack.

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    • on December 02, 2008


    • on September 15, 2005


      I love Boston Brown Bread, and this is so easy to make. I used a steamed pudding mold since I have one for Christmas pudding. The pudding was done in two hours, but I had to take out about a cup before steaming since there was too much for the mold. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Boston Brown Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (121 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 281.8
    Calories from Fat 20
    Total Fat 2.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    Cholesterol 5.1 mg
    Sodium 524.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 61.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    Sugars 8.7 g
    Protein 5.7 g

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