Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Recipe By: Louise
Serving Size: 4
Categories: Breads, Breakfast
3/4 C  Strong tea
2 C Mixed dried fruit
3/4 C Soft brown sugar
1 Egg, lightly beaten
2 T Butter (melted)
2+1/8 C All-purpose flour
½ ts Baking soda
1. The mixed fruit can include raisins, currants, and any other kind of dried fruit you like; chop any larger pieces down to about raisin size. Place the tea, mixed fruit and sugar in a bowl; cover and leave overnight.
2. Stir in the egg and melted butter. Mix the flour and the baking soda together and fold them in. Line the bottom of a large loaf pan with baking parchment, and brush the whole inside of the pan with melted butter.
3. Pour the mixture in and smooth the top. Bake in a preheated oven (350 F) on the middle shelf for 1 ½ hours. After removing from the oven, leave in the pan for 2-3 minutes; then turn out of pan and cool on a wire rack.
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