Steamed Indian Bread

Carol Junkins


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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1 loaf
5 Min
3 Hr


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

How to Make Steamed Indian Bread


  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.

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About Steamed Indian Bread

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

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