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Earl Grey Fruit Cake

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Ingredients
  Sultanas 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Raisins 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Currants 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Demerara sugar 4 Ounce (4 Ounce)
  Tea 1⁄4 Pint, strained (150 Milliliter)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Self rising flour 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, add the sultanas, raisins and currants, lemon rind and demerara sugar, reserve 1 tsp sugar to use later.
2) Stir in the strained tea , cover and leave until the next day so that the tea is absorbed into the dried fruit and sugar.
3) Stir in the beaten egg into the dried fruit mixture, blend well.
4) Lastly, sift the flour and gently fold into the mixture.
5) In a greased and lined 500 g (1 1/4 lb) loaf tin, place the mixture and sprinkle with the reserved demerara sugar.
6) Bake in a preheated oven for about 1 hr; turn out on to a wire rack to cool.

SERVING
7) Slices and serve on a nice dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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