Molasses Brown Bread Recipe

This traditional molasses bread, scented with cinnamon and studded with plump, sweet raisins, is baked in clean, greased soup cans for perfectly round slices. Serve fresh from the oven for a lovely breakfast treat.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • or 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Bran Buds® cereal Buy Now
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 3/4 cup very hot water

Directions:

1. Stir together flour, soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl, beat egg slightly. Mix in KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN cereal,
raisins, shortening and molasses. Add water, stirring until shortening is melted.
Add flour mixture, stirring only until combined. Fill 2 greased metal cans,
4 1/4 inches deep and 3 inches across, about two-thirds full.

3. Bake at 350° F about 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center
comes out clean. Remove from cans. Let cool slightly. Slice and serve warm. Or
cool completely on wire rack, wrap tightly and store overnight.

Yield: 2 loaves, 16 slices

Note

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:


Prepare as above only portion batter evenly into six 6-ounce styrofoam cups. Place
in circle in microwave oven. Microwave at HIGH 4 minutes, rotating every minute.
Remove each loaf when wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Let
stand 5 minutes. Remove from cups. Slice and serve warm or cool completely on
wire rack. Wrap tightly and store overnight.