Irish Tea Brach (Fruit Loaf)

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Jubes

A simple fruit loaf with basic ingredients. Slice thinly and serve spread with butter. I have not tried this recipe made with gluten free flours.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 250 g mixed dried fruit, any fruit combination can be used
  • 125 g dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 1 cup strong black tea
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 100 g self-raising flour


  1. Combine the mixed dried fruits, dried apricots , sugar and the black tea in a bowl. Leave overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C Grease a loaf tin.
  3. Add the beaten egg and sifted flour to the furit/tea mixture. Stir until combined.
  4. Bake 1 hour or until quite firm on the top.
  5. Allow to cool. Slice thinly and serve spread with butter.
  6. NOTE: Cooking time does not include the overnight soaking time.

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