Basic Brown Bread

A basic brown bread that has a biscuit like texture and is excellent for morning or afternoon tea break.


2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup plain flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp molasses
2 tbsp cooking oil
1 1/3 cups water

Combine first 4 ingredients in bowl. Stir together.
Add molasses, cooking oil and water. Mix until moistened. Turn into a greased slow cooker. Place 5 paper towels between top of slow cooker and lid. Place a matchstick or similar object between paper towels and edge of slow cooker to allow steam to escape. Do not lift lid for the first 1 ¾ hours cooking time. Cook on High for about 2 hours. Loosen sides with knife. Turn out onto rack to cool.

Cuts into 14 wedges.

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