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Raisin Yeast Cake

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Package)
  Lukewarm water 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat pastry flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Raisins/Mixture of currants and raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
Directions

Mix yeast, water, and 1 teaspoon honey together and let stand for 15 minutes.
Mix flour and salt together; stir into the yeast mixture.
Cover the bowl with a towel, leave in a warm place (80°) for 1 1/2 hours to rise.
Stir into the dough the additional honey, spices, and fruit.
Add the rind and butter and beat well.
Finally, beat in the eggs.
Divide in half, if desired.
Place batter into two, small, well-greased bread tins or a 1-pound coffee can or larger tin.
Cover and let rise for 30 minutes or until doubled.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Brush the top with milk and bake for 45 minutes or until done.
Larger loaf will take longer.
Remove from tins to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Raisin

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