Soak raisins in 2 cups of buttermilk for 15-30 minutes
In a large mixing bowl, mix together all dry ingredients
Pour buttermilk/raisin mixture into dry ingredients
Combine thoroughly with a wooden spoon, Mix N Scraper or your hands. Dough will be very sticky.
Add about ½ cup of flour to large cutting board or other flat surface. Turn dough out onto surface and being to knead the dough, incorporating the flour on the cutting board. Continue kneading for 1-3 minutes or until dough is no longer sticy.
Form dough into a round and semi flat disc.
Grease the RockCrok Everyday Pan or iron skillet with butter.
Add formed dough to the Everyday Pan and with a serated knife, cut a cross or x on the top of the bread.
Bake in a 350° F oven for 40 minutes.
Turn oven off and keep bread in the warm oven for 15-20 minutes.
Remove bread from Everyday Pan and cool on a cooling rack for 30 minutes before cutting.
Green Tangy Butter
Combine butter, yogurt, & food coloring (if using) in a medium size mixing bowl. With a hand mixer, blend on low speed until well combined. The mixture will look grainy, this is normal.