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Fruit Loaf

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Serves 6

Boiled fruit loaf recipe

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  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 cup soft brown sugar
  • 1cup dried fruit
  • 1 cup black tea
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 2 caps of brandy (optional)
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1egg
  • 1 cup = 1 tea cup / mug
  • Use same size cup / mug for all ingredients


    1. Measure fruit, mixed spice, butter, brandy and sugar and put in a saucepan add cup of black tea
    2. Gently bring to the boil and leave to cool for approx 20 mins
    3. Turn oven to 170c / 180c and line a loaf tin with grease proof paper
    4. Mix in flour and egg and transfer to baking tin
    5. Put in centre of oven for approx 60 / 80 mins

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