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Boston Brown Bread

 Boston Brown Bread
Baking this bread in coffee cans lends to its interesting shape. At Christmas, I often make gift boxes for friends and family featuring this bread and various spreads.
32 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 80 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 4 cups buttermilk
  • 4 cups King Arthur Premium 100% Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Butter or cream cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar. Add molasses and
  • buttermilk; mix well. Combine the flours, salt and baking soda; stir
  • into egg mixture just until moistened. Fold in raisins and walnuts.
  • Transfer to two greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Bake at 325° for
  • 80-85 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire
  • racks. Serve with butter or cream cheese if desired. Yield: 2
  • loaves.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 212 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 273 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.