Bread-In-A-Can

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Bread-In-A-Can Recipes
Believe it or not, there are a few recipes specifically for baking inside of a can. This was created during the great depression of the 1920’s-1930’s. Better known as a Survival technique now, this recipe is fun and easy!

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Tin Can Banana Bread
Ingredients, Always Organic
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup butter
¾ cup brown sugar or turbinado sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/3 cup mashed bananas

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°.  Lightly grease four soup or vegetable tin cans with cooking spray.  In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt and stir.  In a separate bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar.  Stir in eggs, vanilla, and mashed bananas until well blended.  Stir banana mixture into flour mixture, until just moistened.  Pour batter evenly into 4 greased soup or vegetable tin cans.  Bake for 30-35 minutes or until skewer inserted in middle comes out clean.  Allow bread to cool in cans.  After cooling, pour bread out of the can, slice, smear with butter (optional), eat, and enjoy.  Or you can wrap it up and give it away.  (If you don’t give it away the same day it was baked, you will need to store in a sealed container or bag in the refrigerator to maintain freshness.  You can store it up to 3 days in refrigerator or 2 weeks in the freezer.  If placing in freezer, take the bread out of the can to freeze and return to cleaned can when presenting.)

And here is a recipe for Tin Can Sandwich Bread:

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Tin Can Sandwich Bread

Tin Can Sandwich Bread
Ingredients, Always Organic

Dough/Bread machine optional
1 cup warm water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 egg, slightly beaten
salt to taste
1/4 cup finely minced sun-dried tomato
1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 cups all purpose flour
1 package (or 1 tablespoon) yeast

Directions
Mix all ingredients to create dough
Spray insides of two tall tomato-juice-size cans
Divide dough and place in cans
Cover cans and let rise for an hour
Place cans in cold oven
Turn oven on to 400 degrees and allow bread to heat inside oven for 15 minutes
After 15 minutes, turn oven down to 350
Let bake for 15 more minutes at 350
Let cool and enjoy!

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