This is a fruit loaf recipe that I have been
using since "Noah" built the Ark. I've made numerous changes over the years (i.e
not soaking when unexpected guests arrive, type of sugar, type of fruit/nuts,
really depends on what you have available. I would suggest using proper Weetabix
not the new cheaper varieties of wheat biscuits) It is simple and involves only
the cooking time and popping various bowls in the dishwasher.
Post by Sylvia on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:38am
I like making this loaf,
it's really just a matter of assembling all the ingredients. No effort required
and it tastes goooood.
Fruit and Nut Breakfast Loaf Recipe
3 Weetabix*, crushed
6 oz/175g Demerara sugar
mixed dried fruit
10 fl.oz/300ml milk
1 egg, beaten
2 oz/50g walnuts, chopped
oven to 140oC/280oF
Grease and line a 2 lb/900g loaf tin.
crushed Weetabix, sugar and mixed fruit in a bowl. Add the milk, stir, cover and
soak for 3-6 hours.
Add the egg, walnuts and flour to the soaked mixture.
Fold until thoroughly mixed.
Spoon into the prepared tin and bake into the
oven for 1 hour 15 to 1 hour 30 minutes.
Serve on its own or spread with
butter and jam.
Tip - Replace the walnuts with mixed chopped nuts, or
your favourite nuts.