Sandy's Boston Brown Bread

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sue Brooks
from Leland, NC

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

serves 12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    buttermilk or sour milk
  • 3/4 c
    raisins (optional)
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How To Make

  • 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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