Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Save Recipe Print
Total:
2 hr 30 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
1 hr 15 min
Yield:
2 (4-inch) loaves
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: 2 empty (26.5-ounce) metal cans

Move a rack to the bottom third of the oven and heat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Spray the insides of the cans with nonstick spray and place set a deep 3-quart oven-safe pot. Begin heating enough boiling water to come halfway up the sides of the cans when poured into the pot.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the wheat flour, rye flour, cornmeal, baking soda, baking powder, salt and allspice. Add the molasses, buttermilk, vanilla and zest and whisk to combine. Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared cans. Cover the top with a double thickness of aluminum foil and tie securely with string. Pour the boiling water into the pot. Carefully place in the oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the edges of the bread begin to pull away from the sides of the cans. Remove the cans from the pot of water, uncover, place on a cooling rack and cool 1 hour before removing bread from the cans. Serve with baked beans or slice, toast and serve with cream cheese.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

More Food Network

Whole Lemon Bars 01:36

This lazy cook's version of a lemon bar is simple and delicious.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Naan: Indian Oven-Baked Flat Bread

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Banana Walnut Bread

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Sausage Bread Brunch Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Bacon and Hash Brown "Quesadilla" with Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

French Toast Casserole with Brown Sugar-Walnut Crumble

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Boston Brown Bread

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Boston Brown Bread

Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Ballymaloe Brown Yeast Bread

Recipe courtesy of Ballymaloe Cookery School

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.