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Pecan Raisin Bread Recipe

Pecan Raisin Bread Recipe

“We love raisin bread and also enjoy the nutty flavor of pecans, so I decided to combine the two for this delectable loaf,” shares Lora Sexton of Wellington, Texas. “It smells terrific and the taste…oh-so good!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons water (70° to 80°)
  • 8 teaspoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

  • 1. In bread machine pan, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  • 2. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • 3. Just before the final kneading (your machine may audibly signal this), add pecans and raisins. Yield: 1 loaf (2-1/2 pounds, 16 slices).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 227 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 182 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.