Steamed Cranberry Brown Bread (Slow Cooker)

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A healthier, slow cooker version of brown bread, with dried cranberries. This is good for breakfast or dessert (with brandy sauce). You will need an empty 12-13 oz coffee can or other similar size tall can for this.


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15 Min
3 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
whole wheat flour
1/2 c
3/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 c
1/3 c
1/2 c
dried cranberries (craisins)
2 Tbsp
chopped walnuts

How to Make Steamed Cranberry Brown Bread (Slow Cooker)


  • 1Coat the inside of a clean 12-13-oz coffee can with cooking spray.
  • 2Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl.
  • 3In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and molasses; stir well. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  • 4Fold in dried cranberries and walnuts.
  • 5Spoon mixture into coffee can. Cover with foil coated with cooking spray; secure with a rubber band.
  • 6Place can in a slow cooker liner; add enough hot water to slow cooker to come halfway up sides of can.
  • 7Cover with lid and cook on high-heat setting for 2 1/2-3 hours, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 8Remove can from slow cooker. Let bread cool, covered, in can on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  • 9Remove bread from can and let cool completely on wire rack.

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About Steamed Cranberry Brown Bread (Slow Cooker)

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

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