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Boston Brown Bread

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  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rye flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stone ground corn meal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low-sodium baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsulfured molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweet milk/2 cups buttermilk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Raisins/1 cup pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Mix the dry ingredients.
Blend the molasses and the milk.
Add to the dry ingredients and mix well.
Add the raisins and the nuts.
Fill 3 well-oiled number 2 cans 1/4 full.
Cover with oiled foil and secure with string.
Place on a trivet in a kettle with enough boiling water to cover cans half-way up.
Place cover on kettle.
Add boiling water when necessary.
Steam for 3 1/2 hours.
To unmold, place in cold water for a few seconds before turning out of can.
Cool on rack.
Slice and serve with butter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4109 Calories from Fat 536

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.6%

Saturated Fat 30.2 g151.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182 mg60.7%

Sodium 2363 mg98.5%

Total Carbohydrates 840 g280.1%

Dietary Fiber 60.8 g243.4%

Sugars 446.2 g

Protein 95 g189.9%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 30.1%

Calcium 253.4% Iron 159.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Boston Brown Bread Recipe