Hobo Bread

Hobo Bread

This recipe appeared in the Bellwether, a weekly newspaper for the staff of Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum.

2 cups raisins
1 1/2 cups boiling water
4 teaspoons baking soda
4 teaspoons butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups walnuts
4 cups flour

Pour boiling water over raisins; let cool. Stir in soda and other ingredients.

Fill 6 or 7 greased and floured large soup cans to half full.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour. Cool and remove from cans.

Makes 6 or 7 large loaves or 24 servings.

Per serving: 214 calories; 6.5 g fat (0.9 g saturated fat; 27 percent calories from fat); 35.3 g carbohydrates; 20 mg cholesterol; 315 mg sodium; 5.3 g protein; 1.4 g fiber.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *