This Boiled Fruit Loaf Recipe from Wendy’s Kitchen Table is a real treasure! That’s because it’s straight from the old recipe book belonging to Wendy’s own Mom. Now she’s sharing it with us!
Boiling the dried fruits really brings out the sweetness in this bread. It’s easy to make and will become a new favorite.
Boiled Fruit Loaf Recipe Ingredients
- 450g (16oz) sultanas or mixed fruit
- 2 cups water
- 1 ½ cups of sugar
- Pinch of salt
- 60 grams (2oz) butter
- 3 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon mixed spice
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Boiled Fruit Loaf Recipe Instructions
Pre-heat oven to 180˚C/160˚C fan-forced. Line a loaf pan with baking paper.
In a large saucepan, boil sultanas, sugar, salt, water, and butter for 5 minutes. Remove from the element and leave to cool.
Then add sifted flour, bicarbonate of soda and spices and mix until well combined.
Bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool on a rack and enjoy. Want more Wendy? Check out all her recipes here