Bread Machine Cinnamon Raisin Bread

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A few weeks ago, as I was looking through my old recipe notes, I came across a recipe that I haven’t made for some time. Lately, my bread machine has been working double time to provide lots of loaves for school lunches. In the last two weeks, I’ve probably made this recipe 3 or 4 times. It makes a sweet, light, loaf that slices easily for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or for a hearty slice of toast. By the end of the week, when the loaf is nearly finished, I cube the end of the bread up to be used in a Saturday morning cinnamon toast casserole so that nothing is wasted.

Bread Machine Cinnamon Raisin Bread

1 cup water
2 tablespoons Butter or Margarine, softened
3 cups Bread Flour
3 tablespoons Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
2 1/2 teaspoons Bread Machine Yeast
1/2 cup Raisins

Place all ingredients, except raisins, in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer. For best results, raisins can be added during the first kneading cycle so that the become well incorporated in the dough. This should be about half-way through the cycle.
Select Basic/Light cycle on the bread machine. When finished baking, remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

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5 thoughts on “Bread Machine Cinnamon Raisin Bread

  1. I love making breakfast bread in my bread machine and setting it to be ready in the morning. We wake up to the wonderful smell of the bread baking. 🙂 Yummy! I use a similar recipe but substitute 1 to 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour for some of the bread flour. I love your idea for the leftovers! Great!

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  2. Mrs.C says:

    You’re a woman after my own heart. I also cube the last of my homemade breads for breakfast casseroles, bread crumbs, croutons and stuffing. Not a crumb goes to waste to satisfy my frugal heart!

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