Cinnamon Raisin Pullman Loaf Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
-3 cups all-purpose flour
-2 teaspoons baking powder
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-1/2 cup vegetable oil
-1/2 cup granulated sugar
-1/2 cup light brown sugar
-2 large eggs
-1 cup buttermilk
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 cup raisins

Special Equipment Needed:
-Pullman Loaf Pan
-Mixing Bowl
-Measuring Cups and Spoons

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a Pullman Loaf Pan.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together oil, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
5. Fold in raisins.
6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
7. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes
Temperature: 350°F
Serving Size: 10-12 slices

Nutritional Information: Per Serving (1 slice): Calories: 250, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 4g, Sodium: 200mg

Substitutions for Ingredients:
-Vegetable oil: Canola oil, melted coconut oil, or melted butter
-Buttermilk: Plain yogurt or milk with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar
-Raisins: Dried cranberries, dried cherries, or chopped dates

-Add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
-Add 1/2 cup of shredded coconut
-Add 1/4 cup of cocoa powder for a chocolate version

Tips and Tricks:
-Be sure not to overmix the batter.
-Let the loaf cool completely before slicing.

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in a 350°F oven for 5-10 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
-Dust with powdered sugar
-Drizzle with melted chocolate
-Top with a simple glaze

-Chopped walnuts
-Coconut flakes
-Dried fruit

-Hot chocolate

Suggested Side Dishes:
-Fruit salad
-Yogurt parfait

Troubleshooting Advice:
-If the loaf is too dry, add a tablespoon of buttermilk or milk.
-If the loaf is too dense, add an extra egg.

Food Safety Advice:
-Always use fresh ingredients.
-Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Food History:
Pullman Loaf is a type of bread that was popularized in the late 19th century. It is named after the Pullman Company, which was a train car manufacturer. The loaf is characterized by its rectangular shape and its soft, light texture.

Flavor Profiles:
This Cinnamon Raisin Pullman Loaf has a sweet, cinnamon flavor with a hint of vanilla and a chewy texture from the raisins.

Serving Suggestions:
This loaf is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a snack. It can be served with butter, jam, or honey.

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Taste: Sweet, Nutty, Cinnamon, Raisin