• 8 oz dried mixed fruit
  • 8 oz self raising flour
  • 4 oz caster sugar
  • 1 mug hot black tea
  • 2 tablespoons of treacle or marmalade
  • 1 egg


  • STEP 1
    Tip fruit into bowl and pour over hot tea. Cover and set aside for 20 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Once tea has been absorbed into fruit then mix together
  • STEP 3
    flour, egg, marmalade or treacle if using and sugar. Stir in all fruit and any leftover tea.
  • STEP 4
    Pour into a lined loaf tin and bake for 1 hour at 180 degrees. Test with a skewer. If it comes out clean it is done if there is mix on it leave for another 5 mins before checking again.
  • STEP 5
    Serve warm or cold with butter.

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