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English Bun Loaf 1975

8 ounces mixed dried fruit
6 fluid ounces cold strained tea
8 ounces self rising flour
1 dash salt
4 ounces brown sugar
1 beaten egg


Soak fruit and tea together overnight, covered. Drain the fruit, and reserve liquid. Mix drained fruit with the beaten egg into the flour Using a little of the liquid to make a firm dropping consistency. (This depends on the size of egg used, but about two tbsp. of liquid is used.) Grease a one pound loaf tin and line with greased paper. Tin should hold 1 1/2 pints. Bake gas mark 4 or 350 degrees F. Bake about one hour, or until firm. Leave in the pan about 6 minutes. Then turn out onto wire tray to cool.

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