Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Recipe by Katrina
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Place water, milk, shortening, salt, flour, sugar and yeast in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Select cycle; press Start.
  • If your machine has a Fruit setting, add the raisins at the signal, or about 5 minutes before the kneading cycle has finished.
  • Take dough out after first kneading cycle has finished.
  • (If you don't have a bread machine just knead by hand for a good 10 min, or until throughoully combined).
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and roll out into a rectangle.
  • Spread dough with butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Roll dough, and divide into two parts.
  • Place loaves in two lightly greased 9x5 inch bread pans.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Brush tops of risen loaves with melted butter and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, until crust is brown and loaves sound hollow when tapped.