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Lassy Bread

wonderful!

Ingredients

  • ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. sugar

  • ½ cup lukewarm water

  • 1 pkg. dry active yeast

  • 2 ½ cups milk or water

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 tbsp. salt

  • ½ cup molasses

  • 6-7 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1 tsp. mace

  • 1 tsp. cloves

  • 4 cups raisins

Method

  • 1.

    Instructions:

  • 2.

    1. Put Raisins in small bowl and cover with Boiling Water. Let sit overnight.

  • 3.

    2. Dissolve Yeast in Lukewarm Water to which Sugar has been added.

  • 4.

    3. Let sit for 10-15 minutes until yeast is bubbly.

  • 5.

    4. In saucepan heat Milk with Butter and Salt until butter melts.

  • 6.

    5. Let cool to lukewarm. (too hot will kill the yeast).

  • 7.

    6. In large bowl combine Molasses, Yeast and 3 cups of Flour, spices and raisins.

  • 8.

    7. Beat with wooden spoon 2-3 minutes.

  • 9.

    8. Continue adding flour until moist dough is formed.

  • 10.

    9. Place on flat surface and knead for approximately 10 minutes until dough becomes smooth and elastic. Add more flour if dough sticks to surface.

  • 11.

    10. Place in lightly oiled warm place until doubled in bulk. (1 ½ -2 hours).

  • 12.

    11. Divide dough in half and shape to form 2 loaves making them smooth on surface.

  • 13.

    12. Place in pans, let rise again (1-2 hours).

  • 14.

    13. Loosely cover pans with clean damp cotton tea towel.

  • 15.

    14. Bake in preheated 375 degree “F” oven until loaves are browned and give a hollow sound when tapped (about 1 hour).

  • 16.

    15. Brush tops of loaves with melted butter while hot.

Notes

For the liquid, I use the raisin water, and if I must top it with milk.

Using the raisin water not only enhances the taste, but the colour also.

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