National Raisin and Spice Bar Day Date in the current year: April 5, 2024

National Raisin and Spice Bar Day We're sure you remember the wonderful and comforting smell of raisin and spice bars from the kitchen. Well, today, April 5, is National Raisin and Spice Bar Day. This is a great day to make your own bars.

There are a lot of recipes you can use for making raisin and spice bars. Some of them date back many years. But the most common variation of the treat is a bar made with cinnamon, allspice, raisins, and chopped pecans or walnuts.

If you're eager to make your own bars, combine 1 cup of raisins with 2 cups of water. Bring them to a boil and cook for 10 minutes. Remove the raisins from heat and add 1 tsp of baking soda.

Cream 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of butter in mixing bowl, add an egg and 1/2 tsp of salt. Combine 1 3/4 cups of flour and spices (cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, ground cloves), stir together with the raisins and egg mixture. Bake the batter in a greased pan for 35 minutes in the oven preheated to 350 degrees.

Let the cake cool and cut it into bars. You will have 32 tasty raisin and spice bars, which are perfect to celebrate today's holiday.

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