Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

fruity tea bread

Recipe by
Paulina Masanabo

The bread can be stored covered in a foil and put in bread tin lasting 4 days. My kids love it. They demand a piece to school everyday.

yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For fruity tea bread

  • 3 c
    self-rising wholemeal flour
  • 3 c
    self-rising white flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    optional mixed dried fruit or single fruit type like raisins or sultanas
  • 3 sm
    optional tea bags of your favourate tea
  • 2 tsp
    mixed spice
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    boiling water

How To Make fruity tea bread

  • 1
    Use separate small bowl, Mix 1 cup hot water and teabags, and leave to soak for few minutes. Once you obtained your strong rich tea, remove Tea Bags. Pour dried fruits, mixed spice and honey into your tea and soak for a 1 hour or until your fruits are swollen.
  • 2
    Them mix all your remaining dry ingredients, flour and baking powder, in a bigger bowl. Pour your swollen sweat spicy fruity tea mixture into your dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • 3
    Preheat your oven at 180 degrees. Pour your dough into 2 greased deep loaf pans.
  • 4
    Bake at 180 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes or until the cake top is slightly cracked and brownish. Leave your bread for a few minutes, to cool it. Serve with butter as desired.