About this recipe: We love our turkey to have a fruity element to it, and using this stuffing is ideal as it gives the meat a lovely subtle taste when used to stuff a 5.5kg to 6kg bird. The stuffing is vegetarian as is, so it can be cooked separately to satisfy the herbivores around your table.
Excellent excellent excellent! This was my first turkey ever and I cooked for 20 people a 26 ponud bird...! I double the recipe and it was fabulous! Everyone raved at how good it and the stuffing was. I was affraid it might be too sweet but not at all! Also, Iwas worried that the cinnamon in the raisin bread might be too much, but again It was great. Even my guests who don't like raisins loved this stuffing, so don't be affraid to try it. - 14 Oct 2002 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This had great flavor. I was looking for something a little different from the traditional and this was perfect. That being said, I don't know how thick the bread slices are supposed to be, but some of the ingredient amounts seemed off. I used 12 thin slices which was almost the whole little loaf. There were way too many cranberries, and too much onion. I used maybe 3/4 cup onion, and added 1 stalk of celery. The liquid amount was perfect though. Will definitely use this again. **11/08 Update: I now use this recipe as a base and love it. I use half raisin bread and half cube stuffing mix, which cuts a bit of the sweetness. I add celery, use less onion, and a small amount of dried cranberries instead of all those fresh/frozen cranberries. - 10 Nov 2007 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Very good-- it has that nostalgic tase of stuffing I remember from Thanksgivings at grandma's house, but with a classy, fruity twist. I used fresh cranberries and instead of using raisin bread, I used whole wheat bread and added raisins-- it's wonderful, they plump up and get soooo juicy! I had some problems with it drying out and had to add water frequently. The first time I made it, I used it to stuff a pumpkin, but the second time I made it as a dish all its own. Fantastic! - 03 Oct 2003 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)