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Raisin Growers Raisin Sauce

The penultimate traditional sauce for ham.
  • Yields 2 cups
  • Details

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 3/4 cups water
    • 1 cup California raisins
    • 1 tablespoon vinegar

    PROCEDURE

    Posted August 11, 2011 by Melinda
    The penultimate traditional sauce for ham.

    • Ready Time :
      0 min

    Servings

    8

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 3/4 cups water
    • 1 cup California raisins
    • 1 tablespoon vinegar

    Directions

    In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, spices, mustard and salt. Stir in water and raisins. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; blend in vinegar. Serve warm with ham.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 170 (1% from fat); Total Fat 0g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 44g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 41g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 90mg; Calcium 33mg; Potassium 250mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

    4 Responses

    1. Joyce Crease says:

      Our family has enjoyed this raisin sauce on ham since my husband’s family were little (1950 – 1960 sometime), it is the ONLY one we will use. It has been handed down three generations now. You can double the recipe and put it in little tubs and heat up later. Thanks!!

    2. Melinda says:

      Hello Joyce! Thank you so much for sharing your family’s love of the Raisin Growers Raisin Sauce. I agree, it is my favorite too!
      Melinda & the California Dancing Raisin. Best wishes for the holidays.

    3. Jean says:

      You just saved my Christmas dinner. I have used this recipe for more years than I can count and I lost my recipe but remembered the name. Did a Google search and found it! Thanks for having this online.

    4. Melinda says:

      Glad you enjoyed it Jean.

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