Steamed Indian Bread

Carol Junkins

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@CarolAJ

Recipe from the cookbook "Foods that made New England Famous" posted by Maybelle Barry, Brockton, MA ~ she writes:
"This recipe has been in my family since the early nineteenth century.
My great grandmother first taught it to my grandmother, who in turn passed it on to my mother and me. My friends still praise this bread of Old New England for its moist wholesomeness. "


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Serves:

1 loaf

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

3 Hr

Method:

Steam

Ingredients

3 c
indian meal ~ (corn meal)
2 c
sifted bread flour
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
3 c
buttermilk
3 c
sweet milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix and sift Indian meal, flour, salt and soda.
Add buttermilk and mix well
Stir in sweet milk and turn into a buttered mold.
Steam. Requires 3 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American