Raisin Bread

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups white or dark raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup broken nuts
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten

Instructions

  1. Mix raisins, water and baking soda in saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Cool overnight in refrigerator.
  3. Combine with remaining ingredients.
  4. Grease three (1 pound) coffee cans and pour batter into them, filling cans slightly over half full.
  5. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.
  6. Slice immediately or cool and freeze.