Dried fruit quick bread

Dried fruit quick bread
Makes: 1 loaf
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Cook time:
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  • 260 gr dried fruit
  • 400 gr self-rising flour
  • 80 gr white sugar
  • 1 tbpsn cinnamon
  • 6 gr salt
  • 1 egg
  • 320 ml milk
  1. Preheat the oven to 150 ° C
  2. Grease a cake tin and line the bottom with baking paper.
  3. If needed, dice the dried fruit. Soak in ample hot water for 10 min and drain.
  4. Mix in a bowl the self-rising flour with the salt and sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Add the egg and the milk and whisk to incorporate until smooth.
  6. Mix the dried fruit into the batter.
  7. Transfer the batter to the greased tin. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 min or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  8. Remove the bread from the tin and allow to cool on a wire rack before slicing.
Stuff to know
Since this bread is made with self-rising flour, it doesn’t need to prove but it can be baked straight after making.
Use (a combination) of dried fruits of your choice: currants, raisins, apricots, cranberries, etc
Add some chopped walnuts to the bread.
Bake it in a tray instead of a cake tin.