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No Knead Raisin Bread

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This raisin bread is made with an easy no-knead yeast dough. Slice and serve toasted with butter for a delicious breakfast.
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Ingredients

  • 7 cups bread flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 1/2 cups water (110-115°F)
  • 2 (0.25oz each) packages (14g) or 4 1/2 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast
  • 6 tablespoons shortening (or room temperature butter)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten (room temperature)
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  • Add flour, sugar, salt and ginger to a large bowl; whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Add warm water and yeast to a stand mixer bowl; let sit 5 minutes. Add the shortening, eggs, and 1/2 of the flour mixture. Using a paddle attachment, beat 2 minutes on medium speed until smooth. Add the remaining flour mixture and raisins; mix on low speed until smooth, about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Scrape down batter from sides of bowl. Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled, about 30 to 45 minutes.
    (NOTE: For hand mixing- following above steps, mix ingredients in large mixing bowl using a wooden spoon or dough whisk.)
  • Meanwhile grease two 9×5-inch OR 8½x4½-inch loaf pans.
  • Beat down raised batter in about 25 strokes using a wooden spoon or dough whisk. Note that this is a thick, somewhat sticky batter. Spread evenly in the prepared pans. Tap pans on table to settle the batter. Cover; let rise only until edges of batter come to within 1-inch of top of large pans or reach top of smaller pans; about 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until well browned on sides and top. Remove from pan and cool on rack. Brush with butter for softer crust, if desired.

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Review & Comments

Caryn | Reply

I’m looking for a raisiny (lots of raisins) bread recipe with out spices. Or can you just leave out spices? I like plain raisin toast. The spices can go in my rolls.

Red Star Yeast | Reply

Hi Caryn,
You can leave the spices out.
Happy baking!

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