Christmas Fruit Brack

Christmas Fruit Brack


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About this recipe: Lighter than Christmas Cake, this is a lovely fruit load or brack. And it's fat-free!

Jenowuk Oxfordshire, England, UK


  • 200 gr plain flour
  • 50 gr ground almonds
  • 350 gr dried fruit (date, figs, cranberries, glace cherries, sultanas etc)
  • 250 ml cold tea
  • 75 gr brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • Grated zest of 1 clementine
  • Topping: 1 tbsp brown sugar & pinch favourite spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger)


  1. Steep 1 teabag in 250ml boiling water. Remove teabag and add dried fruits. Leave for 2 hours, or overnight.
  2. Heat oven 170C
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the tea & fruit mix. Beat the egg and mix in. Pour into a loaf tin. Sprinkle tbsp brown sugar & spices on top.
  4. Bake for 55-60 mins, until a skewer/knife comes out clean. remove from oven, and allow to cool. Serve on it;s own or with a scraping of butter for the perfect afternoon treat!

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