ISLAY LOAF

Ellen Bales

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This lovely dessert comes from the Isle of Islay, an island in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. Enjoy this on a chilly morning (or evening) with a nice cup of tea.
Recipe: Traditional Scottish Cookery
Photo: Islayblog.com


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
3/4 c
light brown sugar
1 1/4 c
water, cold
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1 Tbsp
butter or margarine
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
apple pie spice
1/2 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Warm the raisins, sugar, water, syrup, and butter in a saucepan until the fat has melted. Allow to cool slightly.
2
Fold in the flour, soda, spice and walnuts.
3
Spoon into a greased and lined 8-inch cake pan and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
4
Turn out onto a wire rack, remove the paper and let cool before serving. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian