Sweet Brown Bread

Sweet Brown Bread:

Take one quart of rye flour, two quarts of coarse Indian meal, one pint wheat meal half a teaspoon of molasses…and one gill of potato yeast.

Mingle the ingredients into as stiff a dough as can be stirred with a spoon, using warm water for wetting.

Let it rise several hours, or over night; then put it in a large deep pan, and bake five or six hours.

This would be a much more wholesome “wedding cake” than we are accustomed to have proffered us on certain interesting occasions.

From Health, or, How to Live (1865) by James White

(Brown sugar was suggested as an alternative to molasses, or molasses an alternative to brown sugar, but I removed that, because molasses hopefully would be sufficient, but you might like to try a coconut or organic sugar.)

Categories: 19th Century Recipes (From Adventist Pioneer[s]) | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: