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Easy Tasty and Delicious Boston Bread Loaf in a Can

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 16 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: New England


Calling all bread lovers! Try our delicious Boston Bread Loaf in a can. This classic New England favorite is packed with flavor and baked to perfection. Perfect for a family breakfast or a cozy evening snack. 


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  1. Cream butter and sugar
  2. Add beaten egg.
  3. Add dates water, golden syrup, and sultanas
  4. Add dry ingredients.
  5. Spray and cook a tin (like a baked bean tin or creamed corn tin) fill the tins halfway not full as it will cook over.
  6. Bake at 180°C / 350°F plus minus 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  7. Put the tin upright in the oven.
  8. Serve with butter.
  9. Enjoy


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 554
  • Sugar: 68.8 g
  • Sodium: 237.3 mg
  • Fat: 5.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 130.5 g
  • Fiber: 12.4 g
  • Protein: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.6 mg
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