Hearty and dense, my homemade Boston Brown Bread features hazelnuts for a delightfully nutty taste. Thick slices pair well with just about anything, from soup and stews to pasta and meat entrees. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
- 1 cup molasses
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts
- In a large bowl, combine the flours, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk buttermilk and molasses. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins and nuts. Transfer to two greased 8x4-in. loaf pans.
- Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Originally published as A Bit Nutty Boston Brown Bread in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2012, p90
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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2016
"gave it a 5 stars my family loved the sweet nutty taste very moist"