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Michelle Schulze's Creation using our Brandenburg No.3 sweet wine.
Ingredients: 
2/3 cup raisins
2 tbp Bandenburg No.3
rind of one large orange
2 cups + 2 tbp flour
1¼ tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ground cloves
pinch nutmeg
pinch black pepper
1 tsp baking soda
½ cup butter, softened
½ cup milk, luke warm
1 cup molasses

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Put raisins in a small bowl and add orange rind and No.3 wine. Mix and let stand to soak.

Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl.

Beat softened butter, milk and molasses together in a bowl. Add the raisin mixture. Add dry ingredients and stir until combined. Do not over mix.

Pour batter into a greased 8 x 8 baking pan and bake for 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire rack and serve with No.3 martini (see recipe index).

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