225g / 8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
375g packet of Fruit Mix
300ml / 1/2 pint cold Tea
125g / 4oz Caster Sugar
1 Egg (beaten)
Good pinch Mixed Spice


  1. Place fruit and tea in bowl and leave to soak overnight.
  2. Add sugar, egg, flour and mixed spice and mix well.
  3. Transfer to a greased and base lined 900g/2lb loaf tin or a 20cm/8″ round cake tin.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven 170°C/325°F/Gas 3 for approx. one hour or until risen and firm to the touch.
  5. Cool on a wire tray. When cold wrap in greaseproof paper and keep for two days before cutting.