Brown Bread--With Leftover Crumbs of Any Kind

“This is a great recipe to use up leftover cake, bread, cookies, doughnuts, etc. When my kids were little I always seemed to have leftover stuff that got thrown away. When I found this recipe I would use it and make Brown Bread. You can put scraps in a baggie in the freezer and when you have enough, make this recipe. The only cookie or doughnut I didn't use was a chocolate one, but probably it would come out fine.”
3hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Let sit overnight---the leftover goodies to make the crumbs and the buttermilk, till the mixture is soft; put through a seive.
  2. Dissolve the baking soda in the hot water and add the molasses; mix together just to blend.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  4. If more liquid is needed--used hot water a little at a time.
  5. Put in two greased 1-pound coffee cans and steam for 3 hours.

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