Oatmeal and Raisin Bread

Oats, raisins, cinnamon, chopped nuts and buttermilk all combine to produce a slow cooker bread recipe that is full of flavour and nutrition.


2 cups plain flour
½ cup sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 ½ tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 cup uncooked oats
1 cup / 5 oz raisins
½ cup / 2 oz chopped nuts
1 ¼ cups sour milk or butter milk
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg, well beaten
3 tbsp shortening, melted and cooled

Mix flour with sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir in oats, raisins, and nuts. Make a well in the centre and set aside.
Mix sour milk, brown sugar, egg and melted shortening. Add to dry ingredients all at one time; stir only enough to moisten dry ingredients.
Turn into a well-greased and floured slow cooker bake pan or 2 pound coffee can. Cover bake pan with lid; or if using coffee can, cover with 6 layers of paper towelling. Set in an slow cooker.
Cover and cook on High 2-3 hours. Remove bake pan and let cool 10 minutes before removing bread.

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