Gur Cake

Gur cake recipe Gur cake recipe

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

10 people 60 minutes 20 minutes


  • 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


  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 tea soaked bread, 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. 
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