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       Title: Sweet Raisin Bread
  Categories: Italian, Breads
       Yield: 4 Loaves
 
       4 pk Yeast
       1 c  Lukewarm water
       1 t  Sugar
       7 c  Flour
   1 1/2 c  Raisins
       4 T  Olive oil
       6 lg Eggs, room temperature
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       1 oz Anise flavoring
       1    Lemon rind, grated
       1    Orange rind, grated
         ds Salt
 
   In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in lukewarm water. When
   yeast has foamed, add the eggs and sugar that have been beaten
   together. Add anise, grated rinds, and salt. In a large pot, mix
   flour and raisins. Add yeast mixture to flour, mixing and bledning to
   form a dough. Rub oil over dough, cover and set out of draft to rise.
   In about 2 hours, punch dough down and let rise again. (Oil your
   hands before handling dough so it doesn't stick.) On second rise,
   divide dough into four pieces. Shape into loaves and place into 4
   oiled bread loaf pans. Let rise to double in bulk. bake at 350
   degrees for 10 minutes. Loosely cover pans with foil, reduce heat to
   300 degrees and bake 20 minutes longer.
 
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