Steamed Fruit Loaf Recipe

Steamed Fruit Loaf Recipe

Ingredients: Serves 8

100 g/4 oz/1 cup self-raising (self-rising) flour
A pinch of salt
5 ml/1 tsp mixed (apple-pie) spice

100 g/4 oz caster (superfine) sugar
175 g/6 oz/3 cups fresh white breadcrumbs
175 g/6 oz shredded (chopped) vegetable suet
100 g/4 oz currants
100 g/4 oz raisins
100 g/4 oz chopped cooking dates

A little milk
Butter or oil, for greasing
Lemon Honey Sauce, to serve

Method:

Mix together all the ingredients in a bowl, adding enough milk to form a soft but not sticky consistency.
into a 750 g greased loaf tin (pan). Cover with a double thickness of foil, twisting and folding under the rim to secure. Steam for 2 hours. Turn out on to a serving plate and serve sliced with Lemon Honey Sauce.


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