Shortnin’ Bread

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Shortnin' Bread

Shortnin' Bread

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cool: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttermilk, molasses, quick bread
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 egg slightly beaten

Instructions

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend well and set aside.
  • Dissolve soda in buttermilk and set aside.
  • Combine butter and molasses in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add flour mixture. Stir in buttermilk and egg together.
  • Pour batter into A greased and floured 10″ iron skillet.
  • Bake at 350º F. For 25 – 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in skillet for 10 minutes and invert onto plate. Slice in pie shaped wedges.
  • Makes 6-8 servings.
  • Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Shortnin' Bread
Serving Size
 
1 slice
Amount per Serving
Calories
330
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
45
mg
15
%
Sodium
 
176
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
681
mg
19
%
Carbohydrates
 
56
g
19
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
32
g
36
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
128
mcg
14
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
113
mg
11
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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