Teacake Loaf

Teacake Loaf
60 mins
 

We’re not sure if teacakes are so called because they go so well with a cuppa, but that's our theory and we’re sticking to it. This sweet, fruity bake is best served still warm from the oven, with Dairygold melting into each slice. Mmm… even writing this makes us want to put the kettle on!

  • Ingredients
    • 100g Dairygold Baking Block
    • 150g self-raising flour
    • 200g mixed fruit
    • 100g brown sugar
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    • A pinch of mixed spice
    • A pinch of salt
  • Instructions

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We’re not sure if teacakes are so called because they go so well with a cuppa, but that's our theory and we’re sticking to it. This sweet, fruity bake is best served still warm from the oven, with Dairygold melting into each slice. Mmm… even writing this makes us want to put the kettle on!

Ingredients

  • 100g Dairygold Baking Block
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 200g mixed fruit
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • A pinch of mixed spice
  • A pinch of salt

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas Mk 3.

Line a cake tin with lightly buttered greaseproof paper, allowing some to overlap the edges.

Pour your mixed fruit into a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil.

Once boiling, reduce the heat and let the fruit simmer for 5 minutes.

Drain off the water and transfer the fruit to a large mixing bowl.

Add a softened 100g of Dairygold Baking Block, followed by the sugar, flour, spice, beaten eggs and a pinch of salt.

Once you’ve mixed all this together until well blended, pour the mix into your cake tin.

Bake in your preheated oven for an hour, then remove to cool – but not too much!