Grandma Strohecker's Cider and Raisin Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Sarah_Jayne

Another recipe from the 1980 version of the Grace Evangelical Congregational Church cookbook from Muir, Pennsylvania that was given to me by my Nana when I became an adult. This recipe was submitted to the cookbook by Grandma Strohecker. As with so many of these recipes, she didn't specify serving yield. So, I am guessing a bit. I have had a version of this so many times growing up and it is *so* good.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

As soon as I saw this recipe I knew how I was gonna christen it ~ Over an open-face ham sandwich made with a thick slice of whole-grain bread! Love raisins, anyway, no matter how they're used, & this sauce is just simply GREAT! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe, which, obviously is a great keeper! [Recipenapped & made in Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe Swap 23]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  2. Add the cider and the raisins.
  3. Tie spices in a piece of cheesecloth.
  4. Add spice bundle and boil mixture for about 10 minutes. Remove the spice bundle.
  5. Serve the sauce hot with ham.

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