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Brown Bread

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This bread is steamed in cans. My Gram saved small coffee cans for this. Gram didn't have a steamer so she used a tin pie plate with holes in it turned upside down in a large covered pot with 4 inches of water."
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Ingredients

2 h 15 m servings 93 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings (2 loaves)

Directions

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  1. In large bowl, stir together bread flour, whole wheat flour, cornmeal, baking soda. Stir in molasses and water; mix until combined. Pour batter into two lightly greased coffee cans, fill about 2/3 full.
  2. Place loaves into a steamer, cover and steam over low heat. Steam for 1 hour and 45 minutes, until loaves are set.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 93 calories; 0.3 g fat; 22.1 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 186 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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excellent! I cut the recipe in half & used 2 cranberry sauce cans since there are only 2 of us..... covered each can with foil & secured with an elastic & steamed for 55 mins..... perfect! Don't...

Most helpful critical review

The flavor was good, but it took much longer for the bread to cook than expected (30+ minutes longer). However the flavor was very good.

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excellent! I cut the recipe in half & used 2 cranberry sauce cans since there are only 2 of us..... covered each can with foil & secured with an elastic & steamed for 55 mins..... perfect! Don't...

This is very much like my grandmothers recipe- and we do it the same way, in cans, set in a large stock pot. The BEST thing to eat with baked beans! The PSPS wife

Excellent recipe, moist and delicious! I added a cup of raisins to mine. Fantastic with hot dogs and baked beans as a Saturday night meal!

This turned out great. I was shocked when my 13 yr old asked where the leftovers were the next day. I did half the recipe and used 2 chicken broth cans. I also used a veggie steamer until set...

My kids loved this bread and it is a general family favourite!

I made this bread today and it was great! I searched for this recipe because my father-in-law been talking about it and how he would like to have it again. Growing up we could purchase it at any...

Just like on the farm, fast easy and tasty will agree best with baked beans!

I finally figured out how I could make this without the cans. I used a large round Pyrex bowl. I wasn't sure it was done because the middle looked wet and shiny but it wasn't sticky so I removed...

I didn't have any whole wheat flour so I used 1 and a half cups all purpose and 1/2 cup rolled oats. I boiled the oats and corn meal before adding other ingredients to soften them up a bit. Ma...