Whole Wheat Raisin Bread
Makes 1 loaf
3/4 cup warm water
1-1/2 Tbsp sugar
3 Tbsp molasses
1 packet active dry yeast
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
2 cups Unbleached All-Purpose Flour or Bread Flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup milk
3 Tbsp butter, melted
2/3 cup golden raisins
In small bowl or measuring cup, stir together sugar, molasses & water. Stir in packet of yeast and let proof for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, mix together flours and salt. Stir in yeast mixture and melted butter. Mix until dough forms.
Turn dough out onto floured board and knead well (8-10 minutes), adding flour if needed.
Turn dough in oiled bowl, cover with a cloth, and place in warm spot to rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
Punch down dough and knead for another 5 inutes. Form into loaf and place in 9x5 inch loaf pan. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes.
© 2005, 2007 by Julie M. Carter