Our tea loaf recipe is easy to make and is best served with a generous helping of butter.
This tea loaf recipe combines Rooibos tea bags, mixed dried fruit and sweet brown sugar together to make a delicious cake that is complete with a generous helping of butter – the perfect afternoon treat. This recipe serves 10-12 people and will take around 1hr and 15 mins to make and bake. A portion of this loaf cake works out at only 225 calories per serving and only 1g of fat per serving making it a low-fat option (if you ditch the butter) when it comes to an afternoon treat.
If you fancy adding some crunch to this tea loaf recipe, add in some nuts like chopped Brazil nuts or hazel nuts.
- 4 Rooibos tea bags (or any strong tea)
- 500g pack mixed dried fruit
- 125g light brown sugar
- 250g self-raising flour
- ½ tsp mixed spice
- 1 medium egg, beaten
- Butter, to serve
- You will also need:
- 1kg loaf tin, buttered and strip-lined with Bakewell paper