10 Portions

Self Raising Flour 450g

Margarine 100g

Mixed Spice 1 tsp

Free Range Egg 1

Orange Zest 1 tbsp

Orange Juice 150ml

Honey 1tbsp

Cold black tea 400ml

Mixed Fruit 450g

Honey to glaze

50 Portions

Self Raising Flour 900g

Margarine 200g

Mixed Spice 2tsp

Free Range Egg 2

Orange Zest 2tbsp

Orange Juice 300ml

Honey 2tbsp

Cold black tea 800ml

Mixed Fruit 900g

Honey to glaze

100 Portions

Self Raising Flour 1.8kg

Margarine 400g

Mixed Spice 4tsp

Free Range Egg 4

Orange Zest 4tbsp

Orange Juice 600ml

Honey 4tbsp

Cold black tea 1.6kg

Mixed Fruit 1.8kg

Honey to glaze


  1. Make black tea using two tea bags
  2. Pour over mixed dried fruit and orange zest, leave over night to soak
  3. Mix together whisked egg, margarine, honey and orange juice
  4. Add to tea soaked fruit and zest
  5. Add flour with mixed spice and mix well until a cake batter is formed with a ‘dropping’ consistency
  6. Grease the loaf tins with margarine
  7. Add the cake mixture up to 2/3 of the way up the tins
  8. Cook in a pre-heated oven at 160˚C for 1 ¼ hours – Cover with tin foil half way through to prevent the mixture over colouring
  9. To check if its cooked, using a skewer should come out clean
  10. Allow to cool slightly in the tin before drizzling with honey and allow to cool fully
  11. Slice into 1 cm thick pieces and spread with salted butter

Key Points


Wheat, Milk, Eggs, Sulphites