Classic High Tea Loaf

This classic high tea loaf is a simple and easy recipe to make for guests coming over for tea or to add to a formal high tea menu. Serve alone or with butter.

high tea loaf


10 tablespoons sultanas

12 dried apricots (chopped)

1 tablespoon golden syrup

4 teaspoons butter

4 tablespoons sugar

1 ¼ cup (fl. oz.) boiling water

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 cups (10 oz.) self-raising flour



Preheat the oven to 180 degrees (350F).

Put all ingredients, except the flour and water, in a bowl. Pour boiling water over the mix. This will melt the butter.

When butter is melted mix in the flour. Pour the mixture into a lined tea loaf tin.

Bake for 50 minutes

Let the loaf cool before slicing.

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