Bara Brith



4oz     114g Sugar

4oz     114g Butter

12oz   340g Flour

6oz     170g mixed fruit

2 eggs

2 Tablespoons dark treacle

4 pieces preserved ginger, chopped

4 teabags


Soak the fruit in tea overnight.

Next day, drain most of the tea.

Rub butter into the flour until like breadcrumbs. Add fruit, eggs, ginger and treacle and mix.

Spoon into small bread tin and bake in oven at 180 degrees (160 for fan assisted)/ Gas Mark 4 for one hour, or until a knife comes out clean.