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Boston Brown Bread, From Wayside Inn, Boston, Mass

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Cornmeal
  • 1 c Whole wheat or graham flour
  • 1 c Rye flour
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 tb Water
  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 2 tb Vinegar or lemon juice
  • Milk, see directions for amt
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 2 tb Flour, all purpose


1. Combine cornmeal, whole wheat or graham, and rye flours and salt.

2. Stir baking soda into water in a medium size bowl; add molasses.

3. Put vinegar in a 2 cup measure, add milk to make 2 cups. Combine with
molasses mixture. Stir liquids into dry ingredients until well mixed.

4. Combine raisins and flour in a small bowl; add to batter.

5. Pour batter into two well greased 1 quart molds or clean coffee cans.
Cover tightly with a double thickness of aluminum foil.

6. Place molds on a rack in a kettle. Add boiling water to come half way
up around sides of molds. Cover kettle. Steam 3 hours, adding more
boiling water as necessary, to keep proper level.

7. Unmold loaves. Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 10 minutes to dry them.
cool loaves.

8. To serve: Purists say to slice bread with a string, never with a

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