golden karo

Returning Sun Spice Bread

Makes 8-10 servings.

1 ¼ cup flour
1/8 cup poppyseeds
2 tsp. baking powder
¾ cup raisins, plain or golden
½ tsp. baking soda
½ cup butter/margarine
½ tsp. ground ginger
¾ cup Karo golden corn syrup
½ cup light brown sugar
4 tbs. milk
1 large egg, beaten
1 tsp. mixed spices**

**Equal parts of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.

Sift the flour, soda, and baking powder into a non-metal bowl. Add the mixed spice and ginger. Next add the brown sugar and raisins. Mix. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. In a small sauce pan, melt the butter and the syrup over a low heat, then pour liquid into the well in the middle of the flour mixture. Add the beaten egg and the milk, and mix very well. Pour into a well greased 2-lb loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for 40-50 minutes. This bread can be made the night before as it improves with age.