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Steamed Boston Brown Bread

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Ingredients
  Rye flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dark seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Mix the flours, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
Add a mixture of the buttermilk, molasses, and raisins; stir only enough to moisten the flour.
Pour an equal amount of batter into 3 well greased cans (18 to 20 ounces each).
Cover cans tightly with aluminum foil or baking parchment tied securely with string.
Steam 3 hours.
Remove cans from kettle; run a knife around inside of cans to loosen loaves and unmold onto wire rack.
Serve warm, or store the cooled loaves (wrapped in moisture-vaporproof material) in a cool place.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Interest: 
Everyday

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