Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Very popular with afternoon tea across the pond.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl, and rub in the butter.
  2. Stir in the yeast, spices, sugar, fruit and nuts.
  3. Add the milk and mix to a dough.
  4. Turn out onto a floured work surface.
  5. Knead lightly for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Cut into 2 equal-sized pieces.
  7. Shape to fit two 1-pound loaf tins.
  8. Place in greased loaf tins.
  9. Cover with oiled polyethylene and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size.
  10. Bake at 425°F for 30-40 minutes.
  11. Brush with honey to glaze.