Sweet Raisin Bread
 
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cups warm milk
  • 1 pkg quick acting yeast
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ teas cinnamon
  • ½ teas nutmeg
  • 1 teas vanilla
  • 1 teas salt
  • 4-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup raisins
Instructions
  1. Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk, mixing well.
  2. Combine the butter, eggs and sugar, mix and add to the yeast mixture, beating well.
  3. Add the spices and vanilla, mix.
  4. Stir in the flour and raisins, mix.
  5. Turn out on floured surface and knead well.
  6. Place dough in a greased bowl, flip and cover.
  7. Let rise for about 2 hours, punch down and let rise again for about 45 minutes.
  8. Knead again, about 10 times, divide in 2 and shape into loaves.
  9. Place loaves in greased loaf pans and bake in a 375 degree oven for about 30 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2012/12/15/sweet-raisin-bread/