Buttermilk Bread [100 year old recipe]



My mother, Sarah loved recipes. This is one of her favorite recipes, written by her from her vast recipe collection.  She passed away in June, 2001


Buttermilk Bread

(100 year old recipe)

3 c. Flour

1 tsp. Baking Soda

2 tsp. Baking Powder

1 tsp. Salt

1/4 c. Shortening

1/4 c. Sugar

1 1/2 c. Coarse Chopped Raisins

2 Tbsp. Flour

2 Eggs

1 1/2 c. Buttermilk

Mix, sift dry ingredients. Add sugar and raisins (dredged in 2 T flour). Blend. Turn into a 5×9 loaf pan. Sprinkle sugar on top. Bake 350 degrees 1 hour & 10 minutes.

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