Tea bread

Tea bread

This tea bread recipe is very easy to make and perfect when accompanied with a nice cup of tea.

By , 21 September 2015
Tea bread
  • Ready in: 90 mins
  • Serves: 10
  • Price: 13p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 82g serving contains
  • Fat 1.2
  • Sat Fat 0.2
  • Sugar 28
  • Salt 0.3
  • Cals 204
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1041kJ/249kcal.
  • 125g sultanas
  • 100g currants
  • 150ml hot black tea
  • 1 level tbsp marmalade
  • 125g soft brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1 level tsp mixed spice
  • Put the sultanas and currants in a bowl. Pour over the hot black tea. Add marmalade and sugar. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Cover with cling film and leave to soak for at least 7 hours or overnight.

  • Line a 1lb (small) loaf tin with baking paper.

  • Pre-heat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 3.

  • Add beaten egg to the cold soaked fruit. Sift in the flour and mixed spice and stir until evenly mixed.

  • Turn the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  • Cool on a wire rack.