Ingredients

  • 3 Cups flour
  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 Cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 11/2 Cups California raisins

Procedure

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk, butter and egg; mix well. Stir in raisins. Knead several times on a lightly floured board and shape into a ball. Arrange on prepared baking sheet and flatten slightly. Slash an X in the top and bake for 50 to 55 minutes, until golden and skewer inserted near center comes away clean.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 17%); Total Fat 4 ( Saturated Fat 2.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 25; Sodium 300; Potassium 190; Total Carbohydrate 40; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 6; Protein 4; Calcium 50; Iron 2;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.