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Easter Scone Loaf

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Ingredients
  Self raising flour 225 Gram
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon, grounded
  Orange 1 , grated (Only Zest)
  Lemon 1 , grated (Only Zest)
  Butter/Margarine 50 Gram
  Flaked almond 20 Gram
  Raisins 40 Gram (Crimson)
  Dried cranberries 40 Gram, dusted with powdered cinnamon
  Dried apricots 30 Gram, chopped
  Crystallized ginger 10 Gram, finely chopped
  Castor sugar 25 Gram (If Desired For Extra Sweetness)
  Milk 150 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a baking tray with butter or margarine.
2. Pre heat the oven to 220 degrees centigrade or gas 7.
3. In a large bowl, put together the flour, baking powder and spice mix.
4. Grate the lemon and orange zest on the flour and mix together until the grated zest is covered with flour mixture.
5. Add the butter and using your fingers, break the butter in the flour until the mixture is crumbly.
6. Add the dried fruits and mix well until they are coated with the flour.
7. At this stage, one can add castor sugar if desired.
8. Add the milk and mix well with a butter knife.

MAKING
9. When the mixture comes together like dough, pick up the dough with hand and place it on the greases baking sheet.
10. The dough should be uniformly thick and make cuts on the dough.
11. Place the dough in the oven and bake it for 20-25 minutes.

SERVING
12. Remove the bakes loaf from oven and when cooled, dust with castor sugar.
13. Cut it into pieces and serve with cream and marmalade.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Dried Fruit
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
1 Minute
Cook Time: 
250 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10
How about making a delicious quick bread for the Easter which is full of dried fruits and is super easy to make? Holly Bell, the Great British Bake Off finalist shows us her Easter Scone Loaf recipe that is as easy as putting all ingredients in a bowl and mixing them up just to bake and fill your home with the aroma of Easter. This loaf is sweetened by dried fruits instead of sugar, so it healthy and delicious too.

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