Saturday, August 27, 2011

Cinnamon Raisin Bubble Bread

One of our favorite things to do on a Sunday afternoon is to have brunch. It's a time to sit down, relax and talk to each other about how everyone's week went.  We love to have Cinnamon Raisin Bread right out of the oven, but sometimes it seems like I can't get it sliced fast enough! So I decided to make it into a bubble bread, then I can place it on the table and everyone can dig in...the perfect solution!

Ingredients are as follows:

3/4 C milk
1/4 C butter

3 C flour
1 package instant yeast
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 C brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 C water
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla

2 C raisins

1 C butter, melted
1 C sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees; grease a 12 cup bundt pan.

Heat milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles; remove from heat. Add the butter, stir until melted; set aside.

Put flour, yeast, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl, mix well.

Add the water, egg and milk/butter mixture.

Mix until dough forms into a ball; add raisins and knead for an additional five minutes.

Divide dough into small balls.  Place one piece of dough into melted butter, then the sugar and then into the bundt pan. 

Continue until all the dough pieces are done. If you have any butter and sugar left over just mix them together and pour on top. 

Let rise until doubled in size.

Place into oven and bake for 30-35 minutes; until golden brown.

Remove from pan and drizzle on some icing.  I used vanilla icing, but I'm sure cream cheese would be great too!

Pull some apart and enjoy!


  1. I am so NEEDING this right now!

  2. This does look delicious - like the perfect dish for Sunday morning breakfast. Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

  3. Wow, what a breakfast to wake up to in the morning.

  4. Lisa, this looks SO GOOD! OMG! Why does food have to have calories? I would eat the whole pan!

    Thanks for sharing this on Melt in Your Mouth Monday!

  5. Fabulous and fun recipe, I love this!! Thank you for sharing, the step by step and have a nice and safe Sunday. Hugs. FABBY

  6. Can you please tell me how much is in a package of yeast?, as I don't have yeast in a package here, it comes in a bag. Thank you in advance for your answer, as I lve this recipe. FABBY

  7. Nice meeting you, I'm also a new follower, love your blog...I just dropped 3 X from: Just Something I Whipped Up linky. FABBY

  8. Looks delish ...will try adding raisins next time too. TFS

  9. this sounds so yummy love bubble cake on crisp fall morning like the ones that will be here soon come see me at

  10. Oh this is perfect to make for my grandchildren when they come to visit. Thank you for sharing! I followed you over from Homemaker on a Dime.

  11. Oh so yummy looking. Thanks for linking up!

  12. This wonderful treat is aching my sweet tooth! Oh this is a keeper recipe!
    Thanks for being part of ON THE MENU MONDAY~ everyone will love this bread!

  13. That looks wonderful! I'm mad for cinnamon raisin bread so I shall definitely try this, thanks for sharing!

  14. Dear Lisa, it's me again! OK, I did the cinnamon bread, I just posted it last night, if you have a chance, hop over and see at FABBY'S LIVING. Thanks again. Lots of hugs. FABBY

  15. Wow does that look fantastic. I cannot wait to try this recipe. Come over and visit us. We have a terrific low fat pimento cheese recipe this week.

  16. This looks fantastic, and I think even I could make it!
    Found you through Fabby's blog. So glad she linked you there. I am your newest follower!

  17. I have to try this soon. Thank you so much for explaining it in detail.

  18. YUM! Looks like a version of monkey bread, but better since it has raisins! Thanks for sharing.


  19. FABULOUS dish for a brunch...saved your recipe...THANKS!

    Deborah (happily visiting from

  20. Yumm-o!!! Looks wonderful!! Thanks for linking up to 2 Maids a Baking!!

  21. This is a great recipe! Can't wait to try it:)

  22. What a perfect bread for a leisurely Sunday brunch. I bet the aroma is heavenly while it is baking and the coffee is brewing. Happy Foodie Friday.

  23. Hmmmm, looks and sounds delish! My family would love this.


  24. yes please. I'd like some now. I'm hungry.

  25. Stopping over from Fat Camp Fridays, your recipes are simply mouthwatering! Glad to be your newest follower!! I'd love if you stopped by my blog as well to check it out :)

  26. Oh Yum! I cannot wait to try these and know they will be a bit hit with my family. :-) Thanks so much for sharing this at Inspiration Friday this week!

  27. That is an amazing loaf! I have to try it!

    @ The Project table

  28. Hi Lisa,
    I just want to come to Sunday brunch at your house, I can just smell that wonderful bread coming out of the oven. Hope you are having a great week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  29. Mhmm your bubble bread looks delish! They almost look like timbits after you pull them apart.

  30. It looks delicious! I just wanted to grab a piece! I'm going to have to fix that this weekend!


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