Golden Orange-Raisin Loaf

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 4,285


Use Chef Pastry Mix (see below) in this recipe.
8 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup baking powder
1 tablespoon cornstarch (to keep mixture dry)
1 tablespoon salt
2 cups vegetable shortening solid
* See note below.
3 1/4 cups chef Pastry Mix
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs
2 tablespoons orange rinds grated
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup raisins golden


* Measure dry ingredients into a large bowl mix well. Sift mixture into another large bowl. With a pastry blender cut in shortening until mixture resembles cornmeal. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place up to 3 months. Heat oven to 350° F. In large mixer bowl, combine all ingredients except raisins. Beat at medium speed for 45 seconds, scraping bowl. Fold in raisins. Spread in two greased and floured 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 -inch loaf pans. Bake for 45 minutes. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove and cool completely. For easier slicing, wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 4,285
Calories from Fat: 1,804

This Golden Orange-Raisin Loaf recipe is from the Recipes for Busy Days Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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