Rum Raisin Bread
A sweet yeast bread made with cinnamon, raisins and rum flavoring.
1 (0.25-ounce) packet active dry yeast, or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1 cup warm water
3 1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4 teaspoons rum flavoring
1 cup golden raisins
- Dissolve yeast in warm water.
- In a bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar, cinnamon, eggs, softened butter, and rum flavoring. Stir in the yeast mixture and knead to form a soft dough. Add golden raisins. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to coat, cover, and allow to rise until doubled; about 1 1/2 hours.
- Punch down; form in a greased loaf pan, and allow to rise again; about 1 hour.
- Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the top is browned.
Makes 1 loaf.