Healthy Brown Bread
|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|
|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.