Raisin Bread

READY IN: 9hrs
Recipe by dumluck789

This recipe is from my great, great grandmother. It is from the early 1900's. It is not a quick recipe. But it is very good.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

First off you need to know that the actual WORKING prep time for this recipe is only about 5 to 8 minutes ~ The 8 hours comes in when you let the raisins plump overnight! That said, This recipe made for A VERY TASTY RAISIN BREAD (a favorite of mine)! I did cut the recipe in half, though, & it made 2 fair-sized 9" loaves! {Tagged, made & reviewed in the All New Zaar Cookbooks Tag]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together raisins, baking soda, butter and boiling water. Let stand 6-8 hours or over night.
  2. Mix together sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and add to raisin mixture.
  3. Add flour, nut meats, cinnamon, salt and mix well.
  4. Grease and flour either 1 lb. coffee cans or loaf pans, fill 1/2 full and bake at 350* for 1 hour or until cake tester comes out clean.
  5. NOTE:* Can use splenda instead of real sugar, if desired.

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