• 1 Pound loaf frozen bread dough
  • 3/4 Cup brown sugar, divided
  • 2/3 Cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins


Thaw dough. In a small saucepan, heat and stir 1/2 cup brown sugar, maple syrup, butter and spices together over low heat for 5 minutes, until sugar is all dissolved. Spread evenly in bottom a 9×13-inch non-reactive baking pan; sprinkle with walnuts and set aside. On a lightly floured board, roll out bread dough to a 12×12-inch square. Sprinkle raisins and remaining brown sugar over all and press in lightly. Starting on one side, roll up tightly and pinch edges to seal. Slice dough crosswise into 1-inch pieces and arrange, cut side down, in prepared pan.

Cover lightly with towel and let stand in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 2 hours, until pan is almost full. Preheat oven to 350°F and bake for 20 minutes, until done. Remove from oven; let stand in pan for 5 minutes. Then, turn onto a serving platter.

Note: Whole wheat bread dough recommended.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 23%); Total Fat 8 ( Saturated Fat 2; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 10; Sodium 200; Potassium 179; Total Carbohydrate 51; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 33; Protein 6; Calcium 50; Iron 2;

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