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Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
1 h 15 m
Makes
1 loaf (12 slices)

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups
sultana raisins
300 mL
2 cups
all-purpose flour
500 mL
1 tsp
baking powder
5 mL
1 tsp
baking soda
5 mL
1 tsp
cinnamon
5 mL
1/2 tsp
salt
2 mL
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
2 mL
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1 mL
1/2 cup
unsalted butter, room temperature
125 mL
1 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
250 mL
2
eggs

Method

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). In medium heatproof bowl, pour 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water over raisins. Let stand until cooled. Meanwhile, in another bowl, whisk flour with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves.
Step 2
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with hand mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in raisins and the soaking water by hand. Stir in flour mixture until just blended.
Step 3
Scrape into greased and parchment paper-lined 5 x 9-in. (13 x 23-cm) loaf pan. Smooth top.
Step 4
Bake 60 min. or until tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Set pan on rack to cool. Remove loaf from pan. Wrap and store at room temperature up to 2 days or wrap in heavy-duty foil and freeze up to 2 weeks.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1 slice):
Calories:
280
Fat:
9 g
Saturated Fat:
5 g
Carbs:
46 g
Fibre:
1 g
Sugar:
27 g
Cholesterol:
50 mg
Protein:
4 g
Sodium:
250 mg