- 21/4 Cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Cup firmly packed light brown sugar
- 11/2 Teaspoons baking powder
- 1 Teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 Teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 Cup buttermilk
- 1/4 Cup melted butter
- 1 Teaspoon vanilla
- 1 Cup California raisins
- 1 Cup chopped nuts
- 1 Tablespoon grated orange peel
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9x5x2-1/2-inch loaf pan; set aside.
Measure flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt into large bowl; mix together and make well in center; set aside. In another bowl, beat egg; mix in buttermilk, butter and vanilla. Pour into well in dry ingredients and mix just until moistened. Stir in raisins, chopped nuts and orange peel; mix together.
Turn into prepared loaf pan. Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes; turn onto wire rack and cool completely. Wrap and let stand overnight before slicing.