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55Total Time
10Prep Time
45Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Calorie conscious tea bread

9 Reviews

About the bake

This lovely tea bread is so simple to make and the combination of tea and raisins makes a delicious yet 'not-so naughty' treat if you are watching those calories.

55Total Time
10Prep Time
45Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Place the raisins in a bowl and pour over the tea, then leave to soak for  1-2 hours.

  2. Step 2:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Line a 900g (2 lb ) loaf tin with baking parchment.

  3. Step 3:

    Add the flour, baking powder, Half Spoon sugar and eggs to the raisins and tea and beat until smooth.

  4. Step 4:

    Pour into the tin and bake in the oven for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out cleanly.

  5. Step 5:

    Allow to cool for 15 minutes in the tin, then turn out and allow to cool on a wire rack.

  6. Step 6:

    This cake will keep for 1 week in a cake tin.

Ingredients

    • 250g Raisins
    • 300ml Tea (cold, black)
    • 250g Self-raising white flour
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 100g Half spoon granulated sugar
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)

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