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Healthy Brown Bread

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  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large mixing bowl; add buttermilk, molasses, and shortening; beat until well mixed.
Stir in raisins.
Pour batter into two well-greased 13-ounce coffee cans.
Cover the cans with a double thickness of foil; tie securely with string.
Place cans on a shallow rack in a large, deep kettle; add water to a 1-inch depth.
Cover kettle; steam bread 3 hours with water boiling continuously (replace water as needed).
Remove bread from cans; let cool 10 minutes on wire racks.
Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1541 Calories from Fat 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.6%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.6%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2476.9 mg103.2%

Total Carbohydrates 316 g105.3%

Dietary Fiber 18 g71.9%

Sugars 111 g

Protein 33 g66%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 2.6%

Calcium 69.8% Iron 88.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Brown Bread Recipe