This loaf is perfect for spreading with butter and serving with a cup of tea. It keeps well in an airtight container and is also good to freeze. The choice of fruit can be adjusted to suit.
|½ cup||Dried figs|
|½ cup||Dried peaches|
|½ cup||Dried sliced apples|
|1 ½ cups||Sugar|
|2 tsp||Baking soda|
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- Preheat oven to 180 degC. Grease and line a 22cm loaf tin. Combine chopped dried fruit with boiling water, butter and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
- Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly before mixing in the walnuts, flour, baking soda and egg.
- Bake for 45 minutes or until loaf feels firm.