Raisin Brown Bread

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by queenbeatrice

This is a very old recipe my mother used to make. She said her mother made it for her when she was young and she doesn't know where my grandmother got it from. I thought it was cool to see my mom steam them in empty cans.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

I definitely recall my own mom using coffee cans to bake her brown bread, & so this recipe caught my attention! Easy enough to put together, & the resulting bread is outstanding ~ Love the combo of whole wheat & molasses here, & I was very generous with the amount of raisins that I used! Thanks for posting this great recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend together flour, baking soda and salt.
  2. Blend in whole wheat flour and raisins.
  3. Make a well in centre of dry ingredients.
  4. Add milk and molasses.
  5. Divide batter among 4 greased 20oz cans.
  6. Cover each with aluminum foil and tie in place.
  7. Steam for 1 hour.
  8. Serve warm or cold.

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