Tea cake

Ingredients:350 g mixed dried fruit (e.g. currants, sultanas, raisins, dates, cherries, figs)

350 ml strong black tea

2 eggs, beaten

270g wholemeal self raising flour

100g dark soft brown sugar

1tsp ground cinnamon

Method

1. Pleace the dried fruit in a bowl and pour over the tea.  Cover and leave to soak for a few hours, preferably overnight.

2. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade.  Line a 2lb loaf tin.

3. Mix all the ingredients well.

4. Pour into the tin and bake for 1-1.5 hours until a skewer comes out clean.

5. Turn out of the tin and cool on a wire rack.

6. Serve with or without butter.


Tags: Cake

Added by: Catherine Rosenberg

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