Sandy's Boston Brown Bread

Sandy's Boston Brown Bread Recipe

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Sue Brooks


I love a thick slice of this bread spread with cream cheese!


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 1/2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 2
  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 c
    buttermilk or sour milk
  • 3/4 c
    raisins (optional)

How to Make Sandy's Boston Brown Bread


  1. Sift together white flour, soda, and salt.
  2. Add whole wheat flour (do not sift).
  3. Add brown sugar.
  4. Add shortening. Cut in with pastry blender until mixture resembles course meal.
  5. In another bowl, beat eggs. Add molasses and milk to beaten eggs.
  6. Add wet mixture to the dry mixture. Add raisins - optional. Mix until all flour is dampened.
  7. Turn into greased loaf pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 1 hour.

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About Sandy's Boston Brown Bread

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

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