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  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup raisins


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp milk


  • Preheat your oven to 350 F. Coat a 9" round cake pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk the eggs. Add the buttermilk, vanilla and melted butter. Stir together until completely combined.
  • Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients. Add raisins. Using a rubber spatula, combine all the ingredients until it is just moistened. (Dough will be sticky)
  • Sprinkle a counter top or surface with flour. Turn dough out onto surface. Knead several times and form into a ball.
  • Place the dough into the greased cake pan and cut an "X" in the middle of the dough. Place into the oven for 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes and then place on cooling rack. Place a cookie sheet under the cooling rack and coat the warm bread with Vanilla Glaze (optional).

To Make Glaze

  • Combine all together with a whisk.
  • Slice up and enjoy!!