Raisin bread

Raisin bread

Raisin bread

Making a raisin bread without a bread machine is not very difficult. It is a matter of kneading by hand, and then baking in the oven. 

And you will find the old taste of real, solid kramiek back, instead of the pale, airy bread with a bit of raisins which is now on sale at the bakery or supermarket. 

Raisin bread is perfect for a lazy Sunday morning, smeared with butter and dipped in hot chocolate.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Belgium, Netherlands, Vegetarian
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 774 kcal


  • 500 g white flour
  • 50 g butter
  • 5 g salt
  • 20 cl milk
  • 20 g fresh yeast or 10 g of dry yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 g raisins
  • 1 tsp white sugar


  1. mix the yeast with the sugar in a little milk

  2. place the flour and salt on the bench and make a well in the middle
  3. pour the dissolved yeast into the well

  4. knead for 5 minutes while adding the remaining milk

  5. let rise for 20 minutes at room temperature

  6. add the softened butter, raisins, 1 egg and knead until the dough no longer sticks

  7. let rise for 20 minutes at room temperature and then pour the mixture into a baking pan or make a globe

  8. let rest for 20 minutes

  9. preheat the oven to 200 °C

  10. brush the pastry with beaten egg

  11. bake 35 minutes in the oven

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