Friday, September 8, 2023

Boston Brown Bread Recipe | St. Patricks Day | Homemade Bread

This is a recipe for Boston Brown Bread, a New England favorite.  Serve all fall and winter together with some homemade soup or franks and beans for an old-fashion Saturday night supper.

Boston Brown Bread

Of course, most old-time New England folk serve the traditional Irish Soda Bread along with their favorite corned beef and cabbage dinners or Shepard's Pie on St. Patrick's Day.

Boston Brown Bread Recipe

It has really been rough trying to find Brown Bread, either with or without raisins in the grocery stores.  It was a favorite of our with Hot Dogs and Beans (Saturday night supper) when I was growing up.

Boston Brown Bread Recipe

When I was growing up, we always had Boston Brown Bread and Hot Dogs and Baked Beans as a supper about once a month.

This easy recipe for homemade bread can be whipped up in just about an hour!

Serve with a side dish of your favorite Baked Beans recipe, or as a dipping bread along with my Irish Pub Corned Beef Dip recipe !

Easy clean-up with my old-fashioned Handmade Crochet Dishcloths from my Moomettes Crochet Shop !

Cotton Handmade Dish Cloths

Boston Brown Bread

2 cups buttermilk
3/4 cup molasses
1 cup graham flour
1 cup white flour or whole wheat white flour
1 cup yellow corn meal
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup melted shortening or EVOO
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt

Combine the ingredients and bake for one hour in a greased loaf pan in a 350 degree oven

You may add a handful of raisins or currents if desired. Graham flour, a/k/a whole meal flour or whole wheat flour

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