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Boston Brown Bread

boston brown bread
  • (2 cups) whole wheat flour
  • (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (2 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1 tsp.) salt
  • (2/3 cup) firmly packed brown sugar
  • (1/4 cup) molasses
  • (2 cups) buttermilk

Boston Brown Bread

Molasses adds a slight sweetness to this classic dark brown bread.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 1 hour


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5 in. loaf pan with cooking spray and coat it with flour.
  2. 2Combine flours, baking soda and brown sugar in a large bowl. Add molasses and buttermilk, stir to combine. Pour into greased pan.
  3. 3Bake 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 186
  • Total Fat 0.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 41 g
  • Protein 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol 2 mg
  • Sodium 455 mg
  • Fiber 2.7 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Muffins and Breads

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.