Tuesday, July 02, 2013

#2816 - Spiced Crumb Bread

(by Shirley McNevich)

2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup buttermilk
1 beaten egg
2 TBSP Brer Rabbit green label baking molasses
2 TBSP melted butter
Crumbs: 1 TBSP flour; 4 TBSP white sugar; 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Into a bowl sift the flour, baking soda, white sugar, 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and salt. Add the Crisco--mix with a pastry blender to make crumbs. Add molasses, beaten egg and buttermilk--stir until mixed. Pour the batter into a greased bread loaf pan. Sprinkle the melted butter over the top. Crumbs--in a bowl add 1 TBSP flour, 4 TBSP white sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon--stir until mixed. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

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