Tasty Tea Loaf

I finally found some time to do a proper February bake on Sunday, my hand being not forced but nudged by the fact I had over half-a-dozen eggs languishing in the fridge. I do hate waste. By good fortune, I spotted the latest recipes by Great British Bake Off finalist Ruby Tandoh on twitter. Her recipes this week were based around tea and, well, I do love anything tea related. I decided to give the Tea Loaf a try.

It was a really simple recipe to follow. I brewed my tea using a couple of Earl Grey tea bags to give it a strong flavour. I didn’t have any pre-mixed fruit but used raisins, sultanas, currants and a small amount of mixed peel. I was also lacking in an orange so to give it a bit of a zest I substituted a ‘fancy’ satsuma which worked just as well.

50 minutes in my fan oven at approx. 150c did the trick and the result looked quite impressive…

Tea Loaf 1

Tea Loaf 2

Fortunately, it tasted great too and both Sam and I enjoyed a piece with our Sunday evening cuppa!

Tea Loaf 3

I’m now off to try a piece toasted!

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (5 & 2). I'm a Gardener, am houseplant obsessed and addicted to tea. By day I work in tech and also look after my littles. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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