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    • Mixed Fruit Teacake

      Ingredients

      • 350g (13oz) mixed Fruit with peel
      • 70g (2.5oz) light muscouado sugar
      • 300ml( half pint) hot black tea made with 2 tea bags
      • 300g (11oz) gluten free self raising flour
      • 1 large egg, beaten
      • Oil for greasing

      Method

      Put the mixed fruit and sugar into a bowl and pour over the hot tea, stir well the cover and leave to soak overnight.

      The next day, heat the oven to 150c/130c fan/gas 2, lightly grease a 900g (2lb) loaf tin and line with grease proof paper.

      Stir the flour and egg into the fruit mixture, then turn into the tin and level the surface.

      Bake for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours until rise and a skewer inserted into the loaf comes out clean.

      Cool for 10 minutes and then turn out and cool on a wire rack.

      Slice and spread with butter.