Greenfield Village "Hobo Bread"
1 craisins or currants
1/2 cboiling water
2 tspbaking soda
8 1/2 ozall purpose flour (about 2 c.)
2 Tbspbutter (melted and cooled)
1 tspvanilla extract
1egg (room temperature)
1/4 cbrown sugar ( firmly packed)
3/4 cwalnuts (chopped)
How to Make Greenfield Village "Hobo Bread"
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
Grease and flour 3 or 4 empty and clean soup cans.
- Pour boiling water over raisins or currants.
Add brandy and let cool.
- Whisk together baking soda, salt and flour; set aside.
In large bowl mix together butter, milk, vanilla, egg and the sugars.
Add the raising or currants and all the liquid.
- Gently mix in flour mixture and walnuts until just blended. (It's ok if there are lumps or streaks of flour)
- Fill the soup cans to half full.
Bake for 40 minute to an hour.
Cool 5 minutes in cans before removing to a rack to cool completely.