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Tea Brack

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Prep: 20 minutes Cook: Steeping (24 hours )

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Approx. 10

A delicious yet simple recipe, I make it all the time it is so easy to bake. Great for the kid's lunches or simply with a nice hot cup of tea

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  • 2 oz sultannas
  • 1-2 oz candied peel
  • 1-2 oz cherries
  • 1-2 oz walnuts
  • 3 oz dark brown sugar
  • 1 mug of tea
  • 6 oz self raising flour
  • 2 oz whole meal self raising flour
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1-2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Steep the dried fruit, brown sugar and tea in a bowl for 24 hours

  2. Sift your flour and spices into a large bowl

  3. Add the ingredients in the bowl of steeped fruits, tea and sugar into the flour and spice

  4. Add the egg into that mixture

  5. Mix thoroughly until no flour can be seen

  6. Grease a loaf tin and scoop the mixture into it with a spatula

  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 175 degrees celcius for 50-60 minutes

  8. Enjoy when cooled plain or some people enjoy it with butter.

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