Recipe: Boston Brown Bread

  • Place in a bowl
  • Two cups of Bread crumbs,
  • One-half cup of syrup,
  • One teaspoon of baking soda,
  • One tablespoon of water.
  • Dissolve the baking soda in the tablespoon of water and add
  • Two cups of hot water.
  • Beat to mix and then let cool, add
  • One-half cup of cornmeal,
  • One-half cup of graham flour.

Beat to thoroughly mix and then pour in well-greased moulds and cover and steam or boil for one and one-half hours. Remove the cover and place in a slow oven for twenty minutes to dry out. A one-pound coffee can makes a splendid mould.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss