Victorian Tea Brack

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recipe by John Galling

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 55mins
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Tea Brack Loaf. Fairly light weight. Nice moist fruity flavours that will improve if stored in an airtight tin for a week.

recipe updated Aug 6, 2019


  • Dried mixed fruit icon
    Dried mixed fruit
    200g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Tea icon
    125ml (½ cup)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Self raising flour icon
    Self raising flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Marmalade icon
    2 tbsp (41g)


  • kCook icon Drop Scale
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Rectangular pan - 11 x 7"

Step preview

  1. Place a clean large mixing bowl on Drop Scale
  2. Add dried mixed fruit, granulated sugar and tea to the large mixing bowl
  3. Soak overnight
  4. Pre-heat - 170°C
  5. Grease a clean rectangular pan
  6. Add egg, self raising flour and marmalade to the batter
  7. Transfer content of small bowl to batter
  8. Mix in well until combined
  9. Transfer batter to rectangular pan
  10. Bake - 1 hr 15 min, 170°C
  11. Let cool slightly - 10 min
  12. Transfer onto cooling rack
  13. Serve
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