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    Bourbon (or Rum) Raisins

    Bourbon (or Rum) Raisins. Photo by BarbryT

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    Total Time:

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    5 mins

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    Chef Kate's Note:

    VelvetineNut asked me to post this--it's hardly a recipe and the quantities listed are estimates. The result is wonderful--plump juicy raisins that add incredible flavor to cakes, cookies, fudge, bread pudding, etc. And, there's a bonus--the resulting syrup is delicious. They keep forever and you can just keep adding raisins and/or liquor as needed. Prep time does not include the time you let the raisins soak.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Find a mason jar or other glass container with a tight-fitting lid.
    2. 2
      Place the raisins in the jar.
    3. 3
      Pour the bourbon (I use Maker's Mark)over the raisins--enough to cover them.
    4. 4
      Give them a shake and close up the jar.
    5. 5
      Let it sit in your cupboard for a few days (although after just a few hours the raisins will begin to plump), inverting the jar occasionally to make sure all the raisins are getting coated.
    6. 6
      Voila!
    7. 7
      For bourbon or dark rum, I suggest dark raisins.
    8. 8
      For white rum, I suggest golden raisins.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 07, 2005

      55

      Of course, I asked her to post this! I had totally no idea how to do it BUT when I heard her passing remark about it, I kept asking her for instructions until I finally got it done. It may seem a small thing but I can tell you it makes a whole world of difference! Mine soaked for about 2 months before I finally had the chance to use it in a Bread Pudding and EVERYONE raved about the pudding!! Told them about the Rum Raisins and they agreed it made the dif. Now I am going to use them whenever I can. The syrup could be stirred into your oatmeal to perk up your morning! Thanks for posting it, Chef Kate! And here are some more stars for ya **********. Oh, I used 1/4 cup of homemade vanilla essence as well as rum. Drool...;-P

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    • on June 26, 2013

      55

      Love this concept. I have had a large jar going for almost a year and have used it in many recipes including rum raisin ice cream and butter pecan bread pudding, yum. These raisin are so potent that I had to cook them down for the bread pudding. I got complaints that guests couldn't drive home after eating the ice cream, but we are lightweights! Thank you for the measurements and advice, its greatly appreciated!

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    • on May 05, 2007

      55

      I can't wait to make bread pudding with these. But they are a bit strong eaten straight out of the jar. :-) I used Meyer's rum, because I like bread pudding with rum sauce better than with whisky sauce. It is SO easy and they will keep forever. Thanks, Chef Kate!

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    Nutritional Facts for Bourbon (or Rum) Raisins

    Serving Size: 1 (568 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 843.6
     
    Calories from Fat 6
    14%
    Total Fat 0.6 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 17.3 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 114.8 g
    38%
    Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
    21%
    Sugars 85.8 g
    343%
    Protein 4.4 g
    8%

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