Prep 2 hrs 40 mins
Cook 45 mins
This is an old recipe that I have scaled down for use with a bread machine(to make the dough only). Called Lassy Bread in Newfoundland, it is sweet with molasses and chock full of raisins. Best served warm or toasted with butter. Note: Edited to correct errors - thanks to reviewer
- 1⁄2 cup warm water
- 1⁄2 cup milk, warm but not hot
- 1⁄4 cup molasses
- 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup golden seedless raisins
- Add all the ingredients except the raisins to the breadmaker and run on the dough cycle, for my breadmaker this is the order given and the dough cycle lasts 90 minutes. Note: I like to mix the warm water, milk and molasses and "proof" the yeast in it for about 10 minutes before adding the remaining ingredients.
- When the dough cycle has finished start it again, and add the raisins, let it run for 5 to 10 minutes to mix all the raisins in and then stop it.
- Make dough into a smooth loaf and place in a greased 9" x 5" loaf pan.
- Cover with plastic wrap and let raise until doubled.
- Bake in a preheated 350F oven about 35-45 minutes, loaf should be golden and sound hollow when tapped.
Best recipe for bread maker lassie bread I have tried yet!
I made this vegan-friendly by using almond milk and a flax egg (1 TBS ground flax seed and 3 TBS water). I needed to add about 2/3 cup more flour during mixing to get right consistency.
Forgot to say that I used butter instead of vegetable oil because I ran out!