350g/12oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal
1 level Teaspoon Bread Soda
1 Level Teaspoon Cream of Tarter
1 Level Teaspoon Cinnamon
75g/3oz Margarine or Butter (room temperature)
175g/6oz Shamrock stoneless Prunes (chopped)
125g/4oz Shamrock Light Muscavado Sugar
100g Packet Shamrock Chopped Walnuts
1 Egg
150ml/ 1/4pt Low Fat Milk



  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas 4. Lightly grease and base line a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  2. Put the wholemeal flour into a bowl and sieve in the soda, cream of tartar and cinnamon. Mix well.
  3. Using fingertips rub the margarine or butter into the dry ingredients until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the prunes, sugar and walnuts. Beat the egg and milk together and add to the mixture in the bowl. Mix to a stiff dough. Transfer to the prepared tin and smooth the top with the back of a spoon.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes until risen and when tapped underneath should have a hollow sound.
  6. Leave in tin to cool then turn onto wire tray to get cold.