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“From a holiday ad in Good Housekeeping (Nov 2003)”
2hrs 30mins
3 loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small bowl, soak raisins in 2 tablespoons rum for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain off rum into 1-cup measuring cup.
  3. Add enough water to make 1 cup liquid.
  4. Set aside for bread batter.
  5. Heat oven to 350 degrees (F).
  6. Grease and flour bottoms only of three 5x3-inch foil loaf pans.
  7. In large bowl, combine quick bread and pistachios.
  8. Pour batter evenly into greased and floured pans.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees (F) for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. MEANWHILE,in small saucepan, combine sugar, 2 tablespoons water, and the butter.
  11. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  12. Boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  13. Remove from heat; stir in 1 tablespoon rum.
  14. Poke surface of loaves with toothpick.
  15. Brush top of each loaf with glaze.
  16. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  17. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap with fun holiday colors.
  18. Store in refrigerator.

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