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War Bread


  • 2 cups of rye flour
  • 1 cup bran
  • 1 cup Indian meal
  • 1 teaspoonful salt
  • 1 yeast cake
  • 2 cups of luke warm water
  • 2 tablespoonfuls molasses
  • 1 teaspoonful fat


Put flour, bran and meal into a bowl, add the salt and rub the fat through the flour, then add the yeast and crumble it fine, then add the warm water and mix well about 15 minutes, cover and let raise to double its height, then add some wheat flour slowly while kneading the dough to a soft firm dough; shape it into loaves, put into buttered pan, let rise again till double its size, and bake in a medium hot oven till done about 3/4 of an hour.


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Desserts and Salads (1920).

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