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Raisin Bread

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Med Potato
  • 1 qt Water
  • 1 c Yeast
  • 1 c Water, lukewarm
  • 2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Cloves
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 lb Raisins
  • 1 tb Butter
  • Flour


Pare and boil the potato in the quart of water, mash and mix sufficient
flour with the water to form a smooth batter. Dissolve the yeast in 1 cup
of lukewarm water and combine with the batter. Cover and set in a warm
place and let rise for 4 hours. Add the rest of the ingredients and knead,
adding flour as needed. Be careful not to get dough too stiff. Let stand
for 2 hours, then form into loaves, place in bread pans and let rise until
light. Bake at 400-F for 30 to 40 minutes. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook
Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.

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