Steamed Boston bread

 Source: Steamed Boston Bread, SaskFlax

Source: Steamed Boston Bread, SaskFlax

This steamed bread makes a perfect addition to any meal or afternoon snack!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) ground flaxseed
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) raisins, chopped
  • 1 2/3 cups (400 mL) water
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fancy molasses

Instructions

  1. Grease 3  -19 oz (540 mL) glass jars.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all-purpose and whole wheat flours, ground flaxseed, brown sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Toss in raisins to coat.
  3. In a measuring cup stir together water and molasses. Add to dry ingredients.  Stir only until combined.
  4. Fill tins 2/3 full. Cover with wax paper, then a layer of aluminum foil.  Secure with kitchen string. Place jars on rack inside a large pot or Dutch oven. Fill Dutch oven with boiling water to halfway up the jars.  Cover with lid. Bring to a gentle simmer and steam for 2 hours. Remove bread from jars. Serve warm.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 3 loaves.

SERVING SIZE: 2 - 3/4 inch (2 cm) slices. 

Per Serving
Calories 213
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars g
Protein 6 g
Sodium 570 mg
Potassium 341 mg