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Aunt Kate's Raisin Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Kate's Raisin Bread, by , is from The Seigel Family Cookbook Project July 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Stewart
Added: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tablespoons shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 package dry yeast
1 package seeded raisins
1 tablespoon salt
2 cups hot water
4-5 cups flour (sift with 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and1 teaspoon cinnamon)

Directions:
Directions:
Put yeast in 1/4 cup lukewarm water. Set aside.
Put shortening in bowl, add raisins, sugar and salt. Add yeast mixture and hot water. Add flour as much as needed. Grease clean bowl. Knead dough for 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl for 1-2 hours. Punch down firmly. Turn upside down. Cover for 45-60 minutes. Place in 2 bread pans. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 loaves
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It isn't a BIG Christmas without Aunt Kate's raisin bread.

 

 

 

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