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Tea Bread

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Serves 1 - 1 Loave

Sugar and fat free yummy cake for tea.

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Ingredients

  • 8 fluid oz cold tea (if using fruit tea, leave the teabag in)
  • 12 oz dried fruit
  • 8 oz Self Raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed spice (opt)
  • 1 egg

Method

    1. Put the dried fruit into a bowl and pour the tea over, cover and leave overnight (not in the fridge).
    2. After overnight soaking..Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4. Line or grease a 2lb loaf tin. I use a loaf liner for ease
    3. Sieve the flour into a bowl and add spice if using. Pour over soaked fruit and any juices (remove teabag if using!).
    4. Add egg and stir well with wooden spoon until all mixed up.
    5. Spoon into prepared tin and if wished sprinkle over 1tsp of sugar (you don't have to but it gives it a nice crunch and it is only 1tsp!!).
    6. Put into oven and bake for about an hour, maybe a little more depending on your oven.
    7. When cooked through, remove from oven and cool on a rack.
    8. EAT!!! Lovely with butter spread on it. I know that defeats it being fat free but hey ho!!

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Redsunset
19th Nov, 2016
Just made this brilliant so quick and easy to do and so moist will be doing this one again
islevire
3rd Sep, 2016
3.8
Yummy fat free sugar free bread Surprisingly it was really sweet so I will be putting less fruit in next time. I used sultanas soaked in chai tea and the combination worked really well. I baked it in a bundt tin and it was cooked in 45 minutes.
Richard66447
26th Aug, 2016
5.05
Making it again this weekend.
Trinity055
8th Jul, 2016
Sorry. that should read less fruit and more flour.
Trinity055
8th Jul, 2016
I used gluten free flour and added some milk because mixture seemed dry. It came out crumbly but that could be the gluten free flour overall I found the cake much too sweet I would have put two eggs in and maybe less frui flour
dtm247
16th Jun, 2014
5.05
Excellent recipe! Super moist and tasty!
sarahevans1966
22nd Jun, 2013
5.05
Wonderful tea bread, moist & tasty. Everyone loved it.
ruth2661
27th Apr, 2013
5.05
You should make this! Quick, easy and delicious sliced and spread with lots of butter.
sarahevans1966
26th Mar, 2013
5.05
So easy and so tasty.
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dtm247
16th Jun, 2014
5.05
I exchanged the cold tea for 330ml (11 fl oz) of dark ale, added a little more fruit, exchanged the white self raising flour for wholemeal and added 2tsp of baking powder and 1/2 a tsp of salt. The recipe worked perfectly! Would recommend!