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                          BUTTERMILK RAISIN BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Raisin
                 Buttermilk
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Buttermilk, warmed to 130
                         -degrees
      1/4   c            Sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
    2       pk           Dry yeast (rapid rise)
    5                    To 5 1/2 cups bromated
                         -flour “better bread
                         -flour”
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    1       c            Finely chopped nuts
      1/2   c            Butter, melted
    1       t            Cinnamon
    2                    Eggs, lightly beaten
    1       c            Raisins
 
   Place sugar, salt, yeast, soda and cinnamon in large
   bowl. Measure flour into a smaller bowl.  Add 1 1/2
   cups flour to other dry ingredients. Blend to mix
   ingredients.  Pour butter, eggs, and buttermilk into
   dry ingredients.  Beat at high speed for two minutes.
   Add 1 1/2 cups more flour.  Continue beating two more
   minutes. Change to bread hooks. Add nuts, raisins,
   which have been soaked in hot water for 20 minutes,
   and about 2 cups more flour (total 5 cups flour so
   far).  Mix with bread hooks,until dough is no longer
   sticky.  Add balance of flour if necessary. Knead with
   hooks until dough is smooth and elastic. Place dough
   in greased bowl. let rise one hour.
   
   Punch down,divide and let rest, covered with two bowls
   for 15 minutes. Shape into loaves. place in greased
   loaf pans.  Let rise for one hour. Bake at 375 degrees
   for 35-40 minutes.  Bakes two medium sized loaves.
   
   Converted by MMCONV vers. 1.40
  
 
 
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