Winteringham Village Recipes
Fruit Loaf

Delicious home-cooked recipes suggested by the villagers of Winteringham, Lincolnshire

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Fruit Loaf

Morag Cargill

200 gms sultanas
150 gms glace cherry quarters
50 gms butter
300 ml water
175 gms dark brown sugar
1 large egg
300 gm SR Flour


    Put 200 gms sultanas, 150 gms glace cherry quarters and 50 gms butter in a saucepan with 300 ml water.
    Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 3 minutes.
    Cool slightly.
    Stir in 175 gms dark brown sugar then 1 large egg, beaten, and 300 gms self-raising flour.
    Spread mixture evenly into a greased, lined 1kg loaf tin.
    Bake at 180 C, 350 F, gas mark 4 for about 1 hour 15 minutes.
    Pierce with skewer to centre of cake -- it will come out clean if cake is cooked.
    Leave cake in tin for 5 minutes then turn onto a cooling rack.


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