Old Fashion Molasses Bread

Old Fashion Molasses Bread


"Old fashioned New England flavor using a bread machine! You can mix the bread in the machine then bake it in the regular oven using your favorite pans, I do."


3 h 20 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.8g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place ingredients in the bread machine pan in the order suggested by the manufacturer. Select Dough or White Bread setting, and then Start.
  2. If the dough does not form a ball on the paddle, add 1 tablespoon of flour at a time until the ball forms. Allow machine to complete selected cycle.
  3. To bake conventionally, remove the dough from the bread machine pan after the Dough cycle has completed. Shape into a loaf, and place in a greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 40 minutes.
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  1. 25 Ratings


Absolutely terrific! I cut the water way back...actually put in a 2-cup measuring cup: 1/4 cup molasses, 2 T. light margarine and then filled with water to the 1 1/4 cup mark...worked great in...

Excellent. I had to add about 1/2 to 3/4 cup more of flour. It also reminded me of the bread my grandmother used to make so I added raisins, green and red cherries and cut up glazed pineapple....

I made this bread by hand instead of using a bread-maker. I had to add approximately 1 cup of additional flour while I was kneading it. The bread turned out to be quite tasty.

Wow! Absolutely delisious! This bread baked up beautifully. A wonderful texture, color and flavor. Definately a keeper!

This dough was the most beautiful dough ever to come out of my bread machine. I let it rise in the pan 30 minutes before baking. The bread was smooth and dense, but not too dense. Molasses flavo...

Personally did not like the flavor at all. If you like molasses maybe this bread is for you. It did have a good texture.

Texture was nice, but bread was simply too bland for us. I'm sorry! =(


Yummy!!! I agree with the member who said it was one of the best things to come out of the bread machine. I did not bake in the machine, but in the oven. The texture was AMAZING!!! Soft and ...