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Cup Of Tea Loaf

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  Cold strained tea 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mixed dried fruit 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Self-rising flour/2 cups all-purpose flour sifted with 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Shortening 6 Tablespoon

Grease and line a large 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.
Bring the tea and fruit to the boil in a saucepan, cover and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the baking soda and leave until cold.
Mix the flour and sugar together in a bowl and rub in the shortening until the mixture resembles readcrumbs.
Add the soaked fruit and liquid to the dry ingredients, mix well together and spoon into the prepared pan.
Bake in the center of a moderately hot oven (375°F) for about 45 minutes until well risen and cooked through.
Cool the loaf in the pan for a few minutes before turning out onto a cake rackto cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2475 Calories from Fat 1119

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 125 g192.7%

Saturated Fat 28.4 g141.8%

Trans Fat 11.8 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4884.4 mg203.5%

Total Carbohydrates 300 g100.1%

Dietary Fiber 20 g80.1%

Sugars 103.5 g

Protein 48 g96.6%

Vitamin A 5.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 49.8% Iron 66.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cup Of Tea Loaf Recipe