Yield: 1 Servings
|4¼ \N||To 4-1/2 cups all-purpose|
|4 teaspoons||Baking powder|
|½ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|3 tablespoons||Granulated sugar|
|1 teaspoon||Caraway seeds|
|1 cup||Dark seedless raisins|
Heat oven to 350F. Grease a large cast-iron skillet or baking sheet.
In a large bowl, mix 4 cups flour with the baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar & caraway seeds. Add raisins, making sure they are separated. Add buttermilk to a bowl & stir with a wooden spoon until mixture forms a dough. Sprinkle about ¼ cup of remaining flour on a board. Turn out dough & knead lightly for about 5 minutes, working in the flour from the board & forming doughinto a smooth, round loaf about 8" in diameter. Press loaf evenly into pan & cut a cross ½" deep in the top. Bake 1 hour & 15 minutes, or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom. Put loaf on wire rack, rub top with butter, & sprinkle with sugar.