Brown Bread

Brown Bread

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"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 118 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 186 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.

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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!

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

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...

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...

Very nice bread will make again.

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