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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

          • 6-7 cups flour
          • 3 Tbsp sugar
          • 1 Tbsp salt
          • 2 Tbsp shortening
          • 2 pkgs. yeast
          • 2  1/4 cup  very warm water
          • 1 cup raisins

Mix with beaters: 3 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt, shortening, yeast, and water.  Then add 1 cup raisins.  Next add rest of flour (until dough is not sticky).  Let rise.  Punch down and knead.  Next cut in half.  Roll out each dough into a rectangle.  With about 1 Tbsp of water brush each rectangle with cold water so that the dough is a little wet.  Use 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon mixed together to sprinkle over each of the wet rectangles of dough.  Roll and place each roll into a greased loaf pan.

Bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.  Makes 2 loaves.


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