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Top 10 Raisin Breads

Irresistible Raisin Bread Recipes


Who can resist delicious, homemade raisin breads? Not only are raisin breads great for breakfast, they are also beautiful gifts for friends and neighbors, and they are also great sellers for the home baker. Here are ten fantastic raisin breads that you and your family will enjoy.

1. White Raisin Bread

Elizabeth Yetter

This recipe for white raisin bread is the most basic, traditional raisin bread you can make. Perfect for breakfast toast and snacking, white raisin bread is a childhood favorite for many adults.

2. Raisin Rolls

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These raisin rolls are very similar to raisin bread, except the dough is shaped into small rolls. These rolls are perfect for packed lunches.


3. Whole Wheat Raisin Bread

Elizabeth Yetter

Here is a delicious and healthy raisin bread that can be served at breakfast and the buttered slices are perfect for snacking on after school.

4. Oatmeal Raisin Bread

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Oatmeal raisin bread is another delicious breakfast bread. Serve toasted with sausage and eggs.

5. Oatmeal Breakfast Rolls

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Similar to the oatmeal raisin bread, these rolls are great for making ahead of time and freezing. In the morning, the rolls can be taken out of the freezer bag, warmed in the oven or microwave, cut in half, and toasted.

6. Raisin Rye Bread

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Rye breads are best for cold weather meals and for early morning breakfast. The raisins in this recipe perfect the warm and hearty taste of the rye flour.

7. Raisin Walnut Breakfast Rolls

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I originally made these rolls for breakfast, but found myself snacking on them at all hours of the day. The raisins gently sweeten the bread and the walnuts give each roll a delicious, nutty flavor.

8. Small Irish Soda Bread

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This is a very popular bread to make on Saint Patrick's Day, but it is also just a great and easy dinner bread that can be made any time of the year.

9. Raisin Casserole Bread

Elizabeth Yetter

If you're looking to get out of kneading, casserole breads are the perfect answer. This raisin casserole bread requires no kneading and it's baked into a beautiful round loaf.

10. Cinnamon Swirl Potato Bread

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Potato breads are a very popular type of country bread. This potato bread is similar to cinnamon swirl breads and it has raisins added into the swirl.

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