Boston Brown Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    cylindrical loaves
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

A truly American bread and a traditional accompaniment for baked beans Boston-style. This bread is equally good warm or cool, spread with Cream Cheese or Sweet Butter, or made into tea sandwiches. It isn’t overly sweet, which explains why it goes well with such diverse accompaniments.

Our recipe describes how to bake the bread in the oven. If you prefer damper (perhaps more traditional) lo