EASY EARL GREY TEA LOAF…

Ingredients
1 x cup of mixed dried fruit
1 x mug of Earl Grey Tea
1 x tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 apples, peeled then grated
1.25 cups of Self Raising Flour
Half a cup of brown sugar
150g/5.25oz melted butter
1 x tsp vanilla essence
4 med eggs

Method

Preheat overn to 160C, 325F, Gas mark 3.
Place the dried fruit, bicarbonate of soda and tea in a bowl and leave to soak for around 2 hrs.
Place the grated apple, sieved flour and sugar into a bowl and mix together.
Add the melted butter, vanilla essence and fruit mixture and mix together.
Line or grease a loaf tin and bake for 45 -55 minutes or until your skewer comes out clean.
Cool for a while before turning cake out on a wire rack.

EASY THREE MINUTE SPELT BREAD…

Ingredients

500g spelt flour
10g fast-acting dried yeast
half teaspoon sea salt
50g sunflower seeds
50g sesame seeds
50g linseeds
500 ml warm water

Method

Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6
Combine all the ingredients, adding the water last
Mix well and turn the dough into a greased lined loaf tin
Put straight into the oven and bake for one hour
Remove loaf and turn it out of tin, then return it to the oven without the tin for a further 5 – 10 minutes.

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