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Rosemary and Raisin Loaf

Sheblom's picture

Rosemary and Raisin Loaf

Hi Guys

Just wanted to pop and in show you a loaf I baked the other day. Its an enriched bread with raisin's and fresh rosmary added.

I should have let it proof a bit more but it came out quite well I think. The flavour is brilliant. What I would change is the amout of proofing it had and what tempreture that I will bake the laof at as the cumb is a bit soft, but this might be the result of using butter in the recipe or cutting the bread too soon.. 

Please let me know what you think and if anyone would like to have the recipe.




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tikidoc's picture

Recipe please?  

I buy crackers that have rosemary and raisins from Trader Joe's, and love the combination.  I also put rosemary in my shortbread, yum. 

rayel's picture

Your bread looks lovely Sheblom. Looks like there might be some whole wheat in it? I'll try the fresh rosemary with my raisin soon.  Nice pictures, thanks. Ray

grisdes's picture

Your loaf  looks and sounds wonderful, would you please the recipe? I have tons of rosemary in my garden here in CA. 


Thank you!





spsq's picture

I vividly remember the first time I had a slice of rosemary raisin bread.  So unique and addicting.  Unfortunately, the restaurant stopped serving it.  Recipe?  Yes please!

Sheblom's picture


Thanks all for the kind compliments. I modified this recipe from here:

All I did was at the kneading stage add in the Fresh rosemary[I think fresh would be the best if you can get it] and the raisins.


2 cups all-purpose enriched unbleached flour
1 cup bread flour (or all-purpose flour, if you do not have bread flour)
1 teaspoon yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 cup sugar
1 cup warm milk
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 - 1/2 cup lukewarm water

2 Tbsp Fresh Rosemary

1 cup raisins

Hope that helps