Cinnamon Raisin Bread + 4 Other Baked Goods Gift Ideas


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Looking for a cinnamon raisin bread recipe made with freshly ground flour? Here’s a great one, but several more baked good gift ideas! cinnamon raisin bread recipe

I’m busy baking at my house because I plan to give friends and family member home-baked goodness for Christmas. Homemade gifts are win-win in my book. They are often frugal and sometimes a bit more meaningful than the store bought gift. I also love that they don’t add much in terms of random THINGS to have around the house…

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe+ 4 Other Baked Goods Gift Ideas

This year I’m baking up an assortment to pass out:  Cinnamon Raisin Bread, Artisan Bread, Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, 9 Grain Bread, plus Mix & Match Muffin Packets, too!

Here is a recipe for a fabulous Cinnamon Raisin Bread {5 loaves at a time!} from the cookbook Healthy Recipes From the Heart of Our Home: In the Kitchen with Phyllis & Shirley and linked below are the other recipes for the other goodies I’m making, too!

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe

Cinnamon Raisin Bread + 4 Other Baked Goods Gift Ideas

Cinnamon Raisin Bread + 4 Other Baked Goods Gift Ideas


  • 5 cups warm water
  • 2 eggs
  • ? cup oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • 12-14 cups flour {I use freshly ground hard white wheat}
  • ½ cup gluten
  • 3 TBS yeast
  • 1 TBS salt
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 3 TBS cinnamon

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 7778Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 558mgCarbohydrates: 1735gSugar: 240gProtein: 256g

Did you make this recipe?

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Other goodies I plan to pass out this year:

9 grain bread

 Homemade 9 Grain Bread

chocolate chip banana bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

muffin mixes for the freezer

 Mix & Match Muffin Packets {Which I will purdy-up by putting in a lovely Mason Jar instead of a hum-drum ziplock bag.
Do you give baked-goods for Christmas? What’s your favorite to give? Or, what would you love to get?

About Michelle Marine

Michelle Marine is the author of How to Raise Chickens for Meat, a long-time green-living enthusiast, and rural Iowa mom of four. She empowers families to grow and eat seasonal, local foods; to reduce their ecological footprint; and to come together through impactful travel.

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  1. I would love to try making your cinnamon Raisin Bread, if you would share your recipe with me. Merry Christmas.