Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 2 mins

This is a family favorite! the raisins cook up plump and soft, and the lemon balances with the fruit's sweetness and best of all it's easy to make. This is a must served with ham!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, combine first three ingredients.
  2. Stir in water, raisins, vinegar, lemon juice until blended.
  3. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 mins or until thickened.
  4. Stir in butter until melted.
  5. Serve warm over sliced ham.


Most Helpful

Just as advertised - easy, quick and very tasty. I made exactly as posted and we all enjoyed it.

Heather in Barrie April 27, 2011

Very good! Just like my Mom used to make when I was a kid. After having prepared this sauce many times, I've found that adding a little more brown sugar suits my taste. I'd give this recipe more than 5 stars if I could! Thank you for posting!

GREG IN SAN DIEGO September 26, 2008

I LIKE RAISINS, & am always on the lookout for additional raisin sauce variations! This one is GREAT, & I found that it goes well, not only with ham, but also with chicken [believe it or not!] as well as with my own Recipe #204267! Another time, I might EXclude the mustard & vinegar & sweeten it just a little more to find out how it'll go on ice cream & pound cake!! Thanks much for this great recipe!

Sydney Mike April 30, 2007

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