Filling
In saucepan, combine raisins, cranberries, sugar, cornstarch and allspice. Gradually stir in orange juice. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring until cranberries begin to pop and mixture thickens slightly. Pour into shallow 1-1/2 quart baking dish.

Topping
In small bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter to resemble coarse meal. Lightly mix in milk with fork. Drop spoonfuls of batter over filling. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon sugar. Bake in 400°F oven about 25 minutes until golden. Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1 Cup California raisins
  • 1 Cup fresh, dried, or frozen cranberries
  • 6 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 Teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 Cup orange juice

Procedure

Topping

  • 1 Cup flour
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup cold butter or margarine
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • Cinnamon-sugar

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 320 (Calories from Fat 23%); Total Fat 9 ( Saturated Fat 5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 20; Sodium 270; Potassium 354; Total Carbohydrate 59; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 40; Protein 4; Calcium 44; 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.