Boston Brown Bread

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  ------------

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1/2

  cup

  whole wheat flour

1/2

  cup

  rye flour

1/2

  cup

  cornmeal -- finely ground

1/2

  teaspoon

  baking powder

1/2

  teaspoon

  baking soda

1/4

  teaspoon

  salt

1/2

  teaspoon

  allspice

1

  cup

  buttermilk

1/2

  cup

  raisins

2

  tablespoons

  dark brown sugar


Heat oven to 325F.

In a large bowl mix the flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt, allspice, brown sugar, and raisins together.

Add buttermilk and molasses together.

Add wet ingredients to dry and mix well.

Butter a coffee can or loaf pan. Fill the cans or pan no higher than 2/3's full. Cover tightly with foil and tie the foil on.

Place can or pan in large roasting pan and fill the large container with boiling water until it reaches 1/3 the way up can or pan.

Bake for 2 hours and 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in middle comes clean.

Let cool for at least an hour before turning the bread out of its container.

Notes: You can use 1 cup water and 4 tablespoons buttermilk powder.


Makes 6 servings


Per Serving: 177 Calories; 1g Fat (4.7% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 39g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 1mg Cholesterol; 282mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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