Rating: 4.5 stars
19 Ratings
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A quick bread, moist and full of raisins and nuts. A family favorite for the winter holidays.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Soak raisins in coffee until plump. Do not drain.

  • Cream together the shortening, sugar and eggs. Blend in molasses and vanilla.

  • In a large bowl mix together the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, flour, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of the bowl.

  • Add the liquid ingredients to the well in the dry ingredients. Stir in coffee with raisins and nuts. Pour batter into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.

  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree F(175 degrees C) oven for one hour.

Nutrition Facts

290 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 40.9g; fat 12.9g; cholesterol 31mg; sodium 216.6mg. Full Nutrition