Boston Brown Bread

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From the kitchen of our Community Kitchen volunteers
Doug and Lynne

2 cup graham or whole wheat flour
1/2 cup white flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cups buttermilk or sour milk
1/2 cup molasses (light or dark depending on your preference)
1 cup raisins, chopped and lightly floured
1/4 cup nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Combine in a mixing bowl the flour, soda and salt.
Add remaining ingredients. Mix until smooth.
Spoon into either four well-greased loaf pan or a ring mold. 
Let stand 1/2 hour.
Bake 45-50 minutes. Cool thoroughly on cake rack before removing from pan.
Wrap airtight and store 24 hours before serving.