Molasses Bread

  • Yield: 12 servings


2cups whole wheat flour
1cup white flour
1/2cup sugar
1teaspoon salt
2teaspoons baking soda
2cups buttermilk
1/2cup molasses
1cup raisins (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 250F.  Sift flours, sugar, and salt; set aside.  Add baking soda to buttermilk and combine with the sifted ingredients.  Stir in molasses and raisins.  Pour into tow greased, nine by five-inch loaf pans, and let sit for an hour.  Bake for one to one-and-one quarter hors.  Serve with butter or cream cheese.


Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Atlanta’s Atlanta Cooknotes(the Junior League of Atlanta, Ga., 1982).