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RECIPE OVERVIEW

This delicious treat can be made using stale bread and dried fruit.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 10 people

  • 0.5 tsp Baking Powder
  • 8 slices Bread
    stale, crusts cut off and chopped up roughly
  • 2 tbsp Butter
    melted
  • 175 g Currants
    or mixed dried fruit
  • 1 large Eggs
    beaten
  • 4 tbsp Milk
  • 2 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 3 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 350 g Shortcrust Pastry
  • 0 - Sugar
    for sprinkling
  • 100 g SuperValu Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Tea
    cold

Method

  1. Soak the bread in the tea for half an hour.
  2. Line the bottom of the tin with the pastry.
  3. In a bowl mix the flour, baking powder, mixed spice, sugar, butter, fruit, beaten egg and milk.
  4. Place on top of the pastry in the tin and top with another sheet of pastry and make a few scores with a knife.
  5. Cook in oven at 180 for 1 hour. Sprinkle with sugar, Cool and cut up to serve. 
  • Cornelis , 6 Nov 16

    4 stars rating
    Very good
  • Phyllis corish, 12 Aug 16

    5 stars rating
    Love this thank you