Makes: 1 2lb loaf
Preparation time: 15 minutes plus overnight soaking
Cooking time: 1½ hours
1 In a large bowl soak the fruit and sugar in strained tea and leave overnight.
2 Next day preheat the oven to 170C/R3. Line a 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment.
3 Mix the remaining ingredients into the fruit mixture and beat well.
4 Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake the oven and bake for 1½ hours or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.