Boston Brown Bread

1
Melody U.

By
@ElfiePoo

Another recipe given to me by a local lobster fisherman's wife. Since coffee no longer comes in a 1 lb can, I just use a 4 cup steamed pudding mold. Raisins are, apparently, a traditional part of this bread, but she didn't like them and neither do we.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Boston Brown Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add molasses and buttermilk* and blend well.
  3. Spray a 1# coffee can (or 4 cup steamed pudding mold) with cooking spray and fill with batter. Cover tightly with foil and tie string or rubber band around the top. If pudding mold comes with a lid, use that.
  4. Place mold in a deep kettle and add boiling water halfway up the mold. Cover and steam over moderate heat for 1 1/2 hours, replacing water as needed.
  5. Remove from mold. To cut while hot, take a string around the bread, crossing and pulling the ends.

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About Boston Brown Bread

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




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