Post by Mystical Journey on Jan 28, 2012 22:30:58 GMT -8
Returning Sun Spice Bread
1 1/4 cup flour 1/8 cup poppyseeds 2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup raisins, plain or golden 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup butter/margarine 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 3/4 cup Karo golden corn syrup 1/2 cup light brown sugar 4 tbs. milk 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp. mixed spices**
**Equal parts of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.
Sift the flour, soda, and baking powder into a non-metal bowl. Add the mixed spice and ginger. Next add the brown sugar and raisins. Mix. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. In a small sauce pan, melt the butter and the syrup over a low heat, then pour liquid into the well in the middle of the flour mixture. Add the beaten egg and the milk, and mix very well. Pour into a well greased 2-lb loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for 40-50 minutes. This bread can be made the night before as it improves with age. Makes 8-10 servings.