Fruit & Nut Tea Brack

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    392
based on 5 ratings

Traditionally served on Halloween in Ireland, this loaf cake is full of dried figs and hazelnuts. It's perfect as a quick tea cake to make year-round. Spread with butter and eat while still warm!

recipe updated Oct 9, 2018

Ingredients

  • Raisins icon
    Raisins
    300g
  • Dried figs icon
    Dried figs
    100g
  • Hot earl grey tea icon
    Hot earl grey tea
    300g
  • Orange icon
    Orange
    x 1
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    150g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    5g
  • Apple pie spice mix icon
    Apple pie spice mix
    5g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    7g
  • Hazelnuts icon
    Hazelnuts
    75g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Zester
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 10"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add raisins
  3. Add chopped dried figs
  4. Add hot earl grey tea
  5. Soak for approx 8h until soft
  6. Pre-heat
  7. Grease a loaf pan
  8. Retrieve large mixing bowl
  9. Add zest of orange
  10. Add light brown sugar
  11. Add ground cinnamon
  12. Add apple pie spice mix
  13. Add egg
  14. Mix briefly until combined
  15. Add all purpose flour
  16. Add baking powder
  17. Add toasted hazelnuts
  18. Mix until combined
  19. Transfer batter to loaf pan
  20. Bake for 50min until skewer tests clean
  21. Let cool for approx 5min
  22. Turn out onto cooling rack
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