Grandma Emma's Spice Loaf

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

A quick bread, moist and full of raisins and nuts. A family favorite for the winter holidays.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Soak raisins in coffee until plump. Do not drain.
  • Cream together the shortening, sugar and eggs. Blend in molasses and vanilla.
  • In a large bowl mix together the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, flour, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in the center of the bowl.
  • Add the liquid ingredients to the well in the dry ingredients. Stir in coffee with raisins and nuts. Pour batter into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree F(175 degrees C) oven for one hour.