Polka Dot Bread
|Seedless raisins||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Salad oil/Melted shortening||2 Tablespoon|
|Grated orange peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
Combine raisins and water: bring to boiling.
Cool mixture to room temperature.
Combine beaten egg, brown sugar, salad oil, and grated orange peel.
Stir in raisin mixture.
Sift together the sifted flour, salt, baking powder, and soda; add to raisin mixture, beating well.
Pour batter into a greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x2 1/2 -inch loaf pan.
Bake in a slow oven (325°) for about 60 minutes or till done.
Remove from pan and cool on cake rack.
Bread is best if stored one day.