Logan Bread

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Looking for an alternative to energy/food bars? Logan bread could be the answer.
This is a bread developed for the numerous Canadian ascents on Mount Logan. A 2-by-2-inch square was said to be able to sustain a man for a day.


1-quart water
4 pounds whole wheat flour
1 1/2 pounds of raw sugar or brown sugar
12 ounces nonfat dry milk
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 tablespoons of sea salt
2 cups honey
1 cup blackstrap molasses
1 1/4 cups oil
1 cup sesame seeds
1 1/2 cups wheat germ

1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees
2. mix all ingredients together very well and turn into a greased roasting pan. Bake one hour.
3. Cut into squares and then allow to air-dry until squares are semi-dry.

Yield: Enough to sustain two men 16 days.

This recipe comes from “The New York Times Natural Foods Cookbook,” by Jean Hewitt. Published in 1971.

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