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Hobo Bread

No recipe image available.This recipe for Hobo Bread, a sweet bread baked in coffee cans, was submitted by Catherine of Jacksonville, Florida USA.

Recipe Ingredients:

First Day:
2 cups dark raisins
2 cups boiling water
4 teaspoons baking soda

Next Morning:
2 cups granulated sugar
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions:

  1. For the First Day: Place the ingredients in a bowl overnight or for 8 hours.
  2. For the Next Morning: Add the remaining ingredients to the raisin mixture. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Grease and flour 3 (1-pound) coffee cans, fill each with dough half full.
  4. Bake for 1 hour in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C).
  5. Let cool for 30 minutes before removing from cans.

Makes 3 loaves.