Great Grandmother's Bread Recipe

Easter Brown Bread

Step 1

One pint each of rye or Graham (unbolted flour) and Indian (corn) meal, one cup molasses, three-fourths cup of sour milk (one-half cup sour cream and one-fourth cup milk), one-half tea-spoons (baking) soda, and one and one-half pints cold water.

Step 2

Knead into one loaf then put on stove over cold water and steam for four hours, and brown over in the oven.

Step 3

Brown Bread Two and one-half cups sour milk (two cups sour cream and one-half cup milk) and one-half cup molasses; into these put one heaping tea-spoon soda, two cups corn meal, one cup Graham flour; steam three hours, and brown a few minutes in the oven.

Things You'll Need

  • To California in one of the
  • Last wagon trains to leave
  • The east.
  • Over a four year period in
  • Her later years she wrote
  • Down the ways and
  • Recipes she had used and
  • Passed them down to me.
  • Some of the foods and
  • Terminology have changed and
  • Is so noted ( ) by me.

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