Raisin Casserole Bread – if you enjoy raisins you are sure to enjoy this tasty bread.

If you like raisins you will love this bread.  This recipe is from the archives of my grandmother, Ethel Eynard.  Jefferson City, MO.  1955.

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Raisin Casserole Bread

Yield: 8 servings.

raisins are for recipes

Raisin Casserole Bread

Do you love Raisins?  You are certain to enjoy this Raisin bread.
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Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Raisin Bread, Raisins
Servings: 8
Calories: 366kcal


  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup very warm water
  • 1 1/8 teapoons active yeast or 1 package of yeast
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour sifted
  • 1 cup raisins


  • Mix together hot water, sugar, salt, shortening; cool to lukewarm.  Measure 1/2 cup very warm water into mixing bowl.  Sprinkle in yeast; stir until dissolved.  Stir in lukewarm water mixture.  Add egg, flour, and raisins.  Stir until well blended, about 2 minutes. 
  •  Let rise in warm place, free from drafts, about 50 minutes or until more than doubled in bulk. Stir down. Beat vigorously about 1/2 minute. Turn into greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Bake immediately, uncovered in a hot oven at 400 degrees about 45 minutes. While warm spread with the powdered sugar glaze if desired.


Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 3.1mg
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