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    Favourite Fruit Loaf

    Favourite Fruit Loaf. Photo by Annacia

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    15 mins

    50 mins

    Noo's Note:

    I absolutely love this recipe! It’s so easy and so yummy. I don't make it as much as I used to for the simple reason that I tend to make a little piggy of myself when it’s in the house, and no-one else gets a look in! It’s great for afternoon/high tea with a little butter spread on it, and the kids love it!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    loaf

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sieve the flour into a bowl and cut in the margarine.
    2. 2
      Rub in the margarine until it resembles breadcrumbs.
    3. 3
      Wash the fruit and roll in a little flour (stops it sinking).
    4. 4
      Add the fruit and sugar to the flour and mix.
    5. 5
      Beat the egg and gradually add to the flour mixture.
    6. 6
      Grease a loaf tin.
    7. 7
      Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for approx 50 minutes at gas mark 5.
    8. 8
      Test the loaf by inserting a clean knife; if it emerges clean, it’s cooked.
    9. 9
      NB-Most times I make this I double the recipe, as it gets eaten so quickly!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 17, 2009

      55

      Mmmm, what a FANTASTIC LOAF!!! I made it for breakkie this morning using fresh nectarines and cherries and it came out so moist and tender on the inside with a lovely crunchy crust on top! :) Following Annacia's lead I too used applesauce in place of the butter, which worked out nicely. Mine was cherry and apple, so my bread looks a bit darker than the others. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this lovely recipe with us! I cant wait to make it again! Made and reviewed for PRMR August 09.

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    • on March 12, 2009

      55

      EASY, EASY, & SO TASTY, TOO! Made it with some diced mixed dried fruit & some dried cherries, & when served with some homemade orange butter, it is REALLY GOOD! It's another gread addition to my holiday gift ideas cookbook! Thanks for posting it! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe]

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    • on October 29, 2008

      55

      After I bought a new battery for my scale (which I have been needing to do for awhile) my only question was whats gas mark 5?. I made 2 small 5x3 loaves and baked them in heavy ceramic dishes at 375 and they were done in 30 mins. To lighten the fat and sugar I used 3 Tbsp of light margarine and 3 Tbsp of unsweetened applesauce for the requested butter, replaced the sugar with 1/3 cup of Splenda, used 1/4 cup of egg white for the whole egg and skim milk. My fruit choices were candied lemon peel, golden raisins and dried cherries. The end result is terrific. It has a lot of flavor and has that rich taste even though it's been lightened a lot. This will be grand for the holiday season (possibly with a very light glaze drizzled over the loaf) but it's easy enough for pleasing the family just because you love them.

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    Nutritional Facts for Favourite Fruit Loaf

    Serving Size: 1 (626 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2021.1
     
    Calories from Fat 705
    34%
    Total Fat 78.4 g
    120%
    Saturated Fat 17.8 g
    89%
    Cholesterol 196.6 mg
    65%
    Sodium 1299.0 mg
    54%
    Total Carbohydrate 307.7 g
    102%
    Dietary Fiber 14.6 g
    58%
    Sugars 89.1 g
    356%
    Protein 31.3 g
    62%

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