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New England Raisin Bread

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This New England Raisin Bread is a sure treat for any party occasion. Try this fruity creamy bake. Tell me if you like this New England Raisin Bread.
Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon (105-115°F)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Warm milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105-115°F)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon, softened
  Dark raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
2 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, warm milk, sugar, salt, egg, butter, raisins, grated lemon peel, and yeast mixture. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Shape into loaf; place in greased 9 x 5-inch bread pan.
6 Cover. Put in warm place and let rise€”about 30 minutes.
7 Brush loaf with melted butter, then sprinkle with sugar.
8 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 30€”40 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party

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