Mother's Brown Bread


  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. shortening
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
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  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1 egg


Cook raisins in water 8-10 minutes. Add shortening and cool. Sift dry ingredients together. To liquid, add molasses, and egg. Mix all ingredients together. Put in 4 greased cans 1/2 full. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes.

By Robin from Washington, IA


March 13, 20080 found this helpful

What kind of cans do you use? Soup cans?????

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