Preparation info
  • Makes


    900 g loaf cake
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

A classic loaf cake to have in your repertoire, the wholemeal flour in this recipe gives the loaf a delicious nutty taste too. Great if you’re a tea fiend like me!


  • 140 g (5 oz) sultanas (golden raisins)
  • 120 g (4</


  1. Soak all the fruit overnight in the strong tea. Then follow the method for the Jewelled Fruit Cake. You’ll need 2 tsp of baking powder to go along with the wholemeal flour though – don’t forget! Scatter with demerara sugar before baking for 1 hour and 10 minutes, and make sure