Recipe of the day – Tea Loaves
These are gorgeous with a little butter and they make good Christmas pressies.
For the All Bran loaf
1 mug of mixed dried fruit
1 mug of cold strong tea
1 mug of allbran
Mix and cover overnight
Grease and line a loaf tin
Preheat the oven to 180C 350F Gas 4
1 mug of brown sugar
1 mug of flour
5 – 6 tablespoons of milk
Beat well and pour into the loaf tin.
Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 30 mins
For the marmalade loaf
Sift 200 g self raising flour
1 tsp cinnamon
80 g muscovado sugar
Grated zest of an orange
In a pan add 100 g butter and 3 tbsp marmalade under a low heat.
Beat 1 egg and 5 tbsps milk
All all the ingredients and beat well.
Bake at 170C 325 F Gas mark 3 for about 60 minutes.
Image by Pam loves pie from The City of Culcheth (027 of 366) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons