Rum Tea Bread

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Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

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Easy, easy, easy! Just soak the fruit, mix and bake. This is a great bread for afternoon tea.


  • 450 g (1 lb) dried mixed fruit (sultanas, currants, raisins and tropical fruits, cut into small chunks)
  • 200


  1. Put the fruit in a saucepan and add the tea and rum. Bring to just under the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Take off the heat, cover, and leave the fruit to plump up for 24 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 170°C/345°F/gas mark 3½.