2 All-Purpose Flour
1 Baking Powder
1/2 Baking Soda
2 Brown Sugar
1/4 Salt
3 Butter
1 Egg
3/4 Buttermilk
1 Egg
1/2 Raisins


In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar and ¼ teaspoon of salt.
Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Combine 1 beaten egg, raisins and buttermilk.
Add to mixture above and stir until just moistened.
On a lightly floured surface, knead gently for 12 strokes.
On a greased baking sheet, shape the mixture into a 6 inch round loaf and cut a cross (4 inches wide and ¼ inch deep in the top.
Brush with the other beaten egg.,
Bake at 375°F for 35 minutes or until golden.