A very satisfying bread for tea, simple ingredients and simple method, just some pre planning.
"Delicious Irish fruit cake. Serve thickly sliced with butter."
425 ml brewed black tea, cold
220 g packed light brown sugar
180 g golden raisins
60 g chopped candied citron
155 g self-rising flour
1 egg, beaten
Put the tea, sugar, raisins and peel into a bowl, cover and leave to soak overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch round pan.
Sift the flour into the fruit mixture, add the egg and beat well.
Pour into the cake pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Leave in the pan for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.