Raisin Loaf

Raisin Loaf


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About this recipe: This loaf is light in colour and comes from New Zealand.


Serves: 12 

  • 50g butter or margarine
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 75g sultanas
  • 75g raisins

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease one 23x13cm loaf tin.
  2. Place butter, sugar and 1 egg in large bowl. Beat well. Beat in second egg. Stir in milk and vanilla.
  3. In another bowl measure in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in sultanas and raisins. Pour all at once into batter. Stir to moisten only. Spoon into greased loaf tin.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until it tests done. Cool 10 minutes. Turn out of tin. Cool on rack. Wrap to store. Allow to ripen a day or two to improve flavour. Serve buttered.

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Reviews (4)


Loaf has a really nice taste but the raisins all sank to the bottom so made the texture seem a little stodgy. Will maybe try with a bit more flour or less milk next time. Still delicious and very easy to make. Will definitely make this again. - 05 Sep 2011


Nice cake - 03 Nov 2012


It's the first time I've made loaf, I thought the recipe was easy to follow and I think it turned out well, I did use a little less butter and milk though just incase. - 22 May 2016

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