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Simplest Tea Loaf

With kids at home and supplies running low, I thought it might be useful to share another simple recipe you can make with a few ingredients you might already have lying around at home! The simplest tea loaf I know. Leave some fruit soaking overnight, then 5 minutes the next morning and you can have tea loaf ready within the hour! Ingredients - Makes 1 loaf 225g mixed dried fruit ( I used 50/50 currants and raisins) 100g demerera sugar (or any sugar really, brown varietes better flavour wise) 150ml hot tea of your choice 1 large egg (XL in US/Canada) 1 heaped tablespoon marmalade (optional!) 225g self-raising flour Method Add your fruit, sugar and hot tea to a large bowl and cover with cling

Storecupboard Jumbles

With kids at home and supplies running low, I thought it might be useful to share a simple recipe you can make with a few ingredients you might already have lying around at home! These jumbles are a doddle to make and very versatile. No lemon? Try orange, or a splash of vanilla. No ground almonds? Just replace with a little more flour for a more shortbready texture. Happy baking, stay home and stay safe! Ingredients - Makes ~ 18 jumbles 150g soft butter (salted or unsalted) 150g caster sugar 1 medium egg (large in US/Canada) Zest of 1 lemon (or orange, or 1 tsp extract of choice e.g. vanilla) 300g self-raising flour (or 290g plain flour with 1.5 tsp baking powder) 50g ground almonds Method (

 

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