- STEP 1
Place the three tea bags into a jug and add the boiling water. Leave to brew for 5 minutes.
- STEP 2
Place the dried mixed fruit in a mixing bowl, pour over the tea and dispose of the tea bags. Leave overnight.
- STEP 3
Add the sugar to the mixture and stir until disolved. Next add the whole egg, the flour and finally the mixed spice and ground cinnamon. Mix until the mixture resembles a thick cake like batter.
- STEP 4
Grease a loaf tin and pour in the cake mixture. It should come up no higher than half way, as the cake will rise in the oven.
- STEP 5
Place on the middle shelf of a preheated oven at 150 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
- STEP 6
Once done, remove from the oven and leave to cool for 10 minutes or so until the cake comes away from the sides of the tin.
- STEP 7
Leave to cool on a cooling rack.
- STEP 8
Serve with butter and a nice hot cup of tea!