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Raisin Bread

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 2,650


2 cups flour
2 packages yeast active dry
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon ground
1/2 teaspoon allspice ground
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg ground
2 cups milk
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
4 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup oats rolled
1 cup raisins
1 cup flour
1 tablespoon butter real, melted


In large mixing bowl, combine first 7 ingredients and blend on low speed of electric mixer or by hand. Heat milk, water and oil until very warm (120° to 130° F ). Combine the warm liquid with flour mixture on low speed until moistened beat 4 minutes at medium speed, or do the equivalent by hand. With dough hook of mixer, or by hand, stir in whole wheat flour, oats, raisins and enough white flour to make a stiff dough. On well-floured surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Place in greased bowl turn over to grease underside. Cover, let rise in warm place 30 minutes only. Grease 2 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 -inch loaf pans. Punch dough down divide and shape into 2 loaves. Place in greased pans brush with melted butter. Cover let rise in warm place until doubled in size, about 45 minutes. Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when lightly tapped. Remove from pans. If desired brush with butter and sprinkle with sugar.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 2
Total Calories: 2,650
Calories from Fat: 360

This Raisin Bread recipe is from the Holiday Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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