Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. for Raisin Bread Recipe 1

  2. 1 cake yeast

  3. 1 cup lukewarm water

  4. 1 cup milk, scalded and cooled

  5. 1 tablespoon sugar

  6. 6 cups sifted flour

  7. 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening or butter

  8. 3/4 cup sugar

  9. 1 cup raisins

  10. 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Dissolve yeast and one tablespoon sugar in lukewarm liquid.

  2. Add two cups of flour, the shortening or butter, and well-creamed sugar. Beat until smooth.

  3. Cover and set aside to rise in a warm, draft-free place until light, about 60-90 minutes.

  4. When risen, add well-floured raisins, the rest of the flour or enough to make a moderately soft dough, and salt.

  5. Knead lightly.

  6. Place in a well-greased bowl, cover, and let rise again until double in bulk about 60-90 minutes.

  7. Mold into loaves, fill well-greased pans half full, cover, and let rise until light.

  8. Glaze with egg diluted with water and bake forty-five minutes at 400 degrees.


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