Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 55 mins

Tea loaves are among my favourite things to bake. This is one in my to try file so I can't comment yet on how it works. Using the peel of the apple and orange in this would boost the fibre content some.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In blender or food processor, process apples, oranges and raisins until finely chopped, set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in extract.
  3. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice. Stir in fruit mixture and nuts.
  4. Pour into 3 greased 8" X 4" loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.