Green tea fruitcake squares

Preparation info
  • Cuts into


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      6 hr

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Energy Balls & Power Bites

By Sara Lewis

Published 2017

  • About

Chances are your granny would have made a version of this cake in a loaf tin with leftover tea from the teapot; while you can still do this, teabread gets a more modern makeover with green tea and naturally-sweet dried fruits with just a tiny amount of added sugar and a sticky marmalade glaze.


  • 450 g/1 lb/3 cups dried mixed fruit
  • 300


  1. Add the fruit to a bowl, pour over the hot tea, cover and leave to soak for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas 3. Cut a piece of baking parchment a little larger than a 20cm/8in shallow square cake tin or pan, snip into the corne