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Boston Brown Bread

Kraft Memeber Recipe
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Makes: 5 small cans Total Time: 2 hr 45 min
Category: Breads Sub Category: Quick Breads

what you need
  • 2 Tbsp. shortening
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup dark molasses
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup yellow corn meal
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda, dissolved in 1 Tbsp. hot water
  • 3/4 cup raisins
make it
Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses. Add remaining ingredients.

Spoon into five well greased vegetable cans, just over half full. Cover with greased foil for lids.

Set on rack in pot that has boiling water half way up sides. Cover pot and steam for 2 1/2 hours. Replace water as needed to keep level at half full.
When you are ready to slice the bread, just open the bottom of the can and press the bread out.

Sour milk can be substituted for buttermilk.
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