From Barry’s first cookbook: Where’s Mom Now That I Need Her
2C whole wheat flour
3/4 C white flour
1C brown sugar, packed
2t baking soda
1/2 t salt
4t lemon juice or vinegar
Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine milk with lemon juice or vinegar, let stand 10 minutes. Stir this mixture gradually into flour mixture until blended. Spoon into greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for an hour.
This is a rather unsophisticated and uncomplicated version of brown bread. For a wonderful authentic steamed recipe, try Boston Brown Bread. It’s a lot more work, but the results are out of this world.