Derbyshire Fruit Loaf

Total Time
1hr 50mins
20 mins
1 hr 30 mins

Similar to mandabears' Thisbe Fruit Loaf, this cake looks like it would be a welcome addition to a Sunday brunch. I have not tried this one yet but plan to soon. Submitted for the UK leg of the Zaar World Tour.

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  1. Put the dried fruit and the sugar into a mixing bowl, add the hot tea and leave to soak overnight.
  2. The next day, preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  3. Spray and line a 7 inch cake pan or a loaf pan.
  4. Stir the egg, flour, spices and the marmalade into the fruit, sugar and tea mixture. Pour into the cake pan or the loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 1 1/2 -2 hours until firm to the touch or until a skewer pushed into the cake comes out clean. Do not open the oven during the first hour of baking time.
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Excellent!!! I loved it, so tasty and so healthy! A lovely cake with no butter and oil at all!!! I used dried dates, figs, apricots, prunes and raisins. Its so tasty and full of fibers. Thanks for sharing!