Fairtrade Tea Loaf

A yummy ethical afternoon cake to go with your Fairtrade cuppa

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Cuisine

British

Time

> 2 hrs

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

6

Courses etc.

Baking Sweet

You will need

IngredientAdd
75g raisins

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75g sultanas

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75g currants

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300ml or 1/2 pint tepid Fairtrade tea

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250g or 9oz self-raising flour

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200g or 7oz soft light brown sugar

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1 free-range egg, beaten

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1 tsp ground cinnamon

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1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

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butter, for greasing

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To serve:
unsalted butter (as above) AND
apricot jam

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Method

  • Grease a 22cm x 10cm/9in x 5in loaf tin.
  • Place the dried fruit and tea into a large bowl. Cover the bowl with a clean cloth and leave to soak overnight.
  • The next day, preheat the oven to 175C/325F/Gas 3.
  • Add the flour, sugar, beaten egg and spices to the soaked fruit and mix well. Spoon the mixture into the tin.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake for one and a quarter hours, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Serve slices of the tea loaf spread with unsalted butter and jam.

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