4 ¼ cups white flour
2 cups wholemeal flour
1 tbsp salt
1 packet dry yeast
2 cups water
¼ cup honey
3 tbsp margarine
1 cup raisins
¼ cup sugar
¼ tsp cinnamon
In a large bowl thoroughly mix 2 ½ cups flour mixture, salt and yeast.
Combine water, honey and margarine in saucepan.
Heat until liquids are warm but margarine not melted.
Gradually add to dry ingredients and beat for 2 mins at medium speed in mixer,
scraping bowl occasionally.
Add 1 cup flour mixture - enough to make a thick batter.
Beat at high speed for 2 mins, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in raisins and enough additional flour to make soft dough (if necessary add more white flour).
Turn onto lightly floured board.
Cover dough with bowl and let it rest for 10 mins.
Place dough in greased bowl, turning it to grease the top of it.
Cover, let rise in warm place, free from draught, until doubled in size.
Thoroughly mix sugar and cinnamon.
Turn dough out onto lightly floured board.
Divide in half and roll each into a 12"x8" rectangle.
Brush lightly with melted margarine and sprinkle with sugar/cinnamon mixture.
Roll tightly from the 8" side as for jelly roll.
Seal ends of loaf and fold underneath.
Place loaf seam side down in a greased 8 ½" x 2 ½" loafpan.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Cover and let rise in warm place free from draught until doubled in size.
Bake at 400° for 30-35 mins.