Spiced Raisin Bars Recipe

Spiced Raisin Bars Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 30

100 g

7.5 ml

5 ml

2.5 ml

1.5 ml

1.5 ml

215 g

115 g

90 g


170 g

50 g

Plain flour

Baking powder

Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Ground cloves

Mixed spice


Butter or margarine, at room temperature



Black treacle

Walnuts, chopped

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 160oC/325oF/Gas 3. Line a 33 x 23cm baking tin with greaseproof paper and grease the paper.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and spices. Place the raisins in another bowl and toss with a few tablespoons of the flour mixture.
  • With an electric mixer, cream the butter or margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then the black treacle.
  • Stir in the flour mixture, raisins and walnuts.
  • Spread evenly in the baking tin.
  • Bake until just set, about 15-18 minutes. Cool in the tin before cutting into bars.

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