Hobo Bread

Hobo Bread

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Rhonda Wheeler


This recipe is so moist. I find the coffee cans at Walmart. You can open the end of the coffee can to make the bread come out easier.


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 Hr 10 Min
55 Min


  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    hot water
  • 3 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts or any nuts preferred

How to Make Hobo Bread


  1. Boil water and pour over raisins and baking soda. Let stand overnight.
  2. Next day add remaining ingredients.Stir well.
  3. Grease 3-1 pound coffee cans .Add batter till about two inches from the top of can. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
  4. Remove bread. Sometimes it will slide out but if it doesn't open one end with a can opener.

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About Hobo Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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