Saturday, April 4, 2015

Boston Bran Bread

Total Time: 1 hr 25 mins Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 1 hr 15 mins


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup wheat bran (or oat bran)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 cups molasses
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed


  • 1 preheat oven tro 350*f. mix the flours, wheat germ, bran, salt, and raisins in a large bowl, set aside.
  • 2 in a medium bowl, stir together baking soda and 1/4 cup of the buttermilk. stir in the remaining buttermilk, molasses, and brown sugar. add the liquids to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined; do no overmix! spoon into a lightly greased 9"x5"x3" loaf pan.
  • 3 bake for 1 1/4 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. loosen the loaf and turn out onto a wire rack; let cool completely. cut in thin slices and serve with cream cheese or butter. this bread goes great with baked beans. enjoy!
  • 4 note:.
  • 5 to store, wrap in aluminum foil or seal in 2 plastic bags.quick bread will store at room temperature for 2 to 3 days.

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