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Raisin Spice Loaf

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot strong coffee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Grease 9 x 5-inch loaf dish.
Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.
Tilt dish to coat.
Set aside.
Grind raisins in meat grinder or place in food processor bowl.
Process until raisins form a ball and clean sides of bowl.
In 4-cup measure, combine raisins, brown sugar, coffee, shortening, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and vanilla.
Mix well.
Microwave at High for 3 to 4 minutes, or until shortening melts, stirring after every minute.
Set aside.
In medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Add raisin mixture.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally.
Spread batter evenly into prepared dish.
Shield ends with 2-inch strips of foil, covering 1 inch of batter and molding remainder around handles of dish.
Place dish on saucer in microwave oven.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 8 minutes, rotating dish after half the time.
Remove foil.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 4 to 7 minutes, or until top appears dry and no uncooked batter remains on the bottom, rotating dish once.
Let stand on counter for 5 to 10 minutes.
Invert onto wire rack.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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