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Boston Brown Bread

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I love this Boston Brown Bread for its nutritive qualities - it uses wholewheat flour and milk and hence brims with goodness! And ah, the smell of it is just appetizingly inviting. Would you need more reasons to try out this extra delicious Boston Brown Bread?
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted fat 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Combine sugar, fat, egg and molasses, add sifted dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk and mix well.
Add raisins.
Fill oiled mold 2/3 full and cover with three thicknesses of waxed paper secured with a rubber band or string.
Pour 4 cups of water in cooker and pour mold on rack.
Cover and allow steam to flow from vent tube for 30 minutes or with pressure control lever open.
Then cook at 5 lbs. for 30 minutes. Reduce pressure instantly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2879 Calories from Fat 336

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.3%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 230.6 mg76.9%

Sodium 2014.3 mg83.9%

Total Carbohydrates 596 g198.7%

Dietary Fiber 50.9 g203.6%

Sugars 248.7 g

Protein 76 g152.2%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 55% Iron 142.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Boston Brown Bread Recipe