Raisin Bread

29 Oct

A heavy cake-like bread made with raisins, cinammon, shredded apples, and chopped nuts.

-By Carrie (Strommen) Lennie


1/3 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 tsp grated lemon peel
¼ tsp cinnamon
2 eggs
3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp lemon juice
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
1 ½ cups peeled shredded apple
1 cup chopped raisins
½ cup chopped nuts


  1. Cream together butter, sugar, lemon peel and cinnamon.
  2. Beat in eggs until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and lemon juice.
  3. Stir together dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture, stirring until moistened. Fold in apple, raisins and nuts.
  4. Spoon batter into 3 greased miniature loaf pans about 3X6 inches. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 – 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Batter may be baked in 5X9 inch loaf pan. Increase baking time to 1 hour.
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Posted by on October 29, 2011 in Breads


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