Thursday, 20 October 2011

Raisins And Sultanas Loaf

Ingredients -

Butter - 100 g
Flour - 2 cups
Sugar - 1 1/2 cup
Eggs - 3
Raisins cut into two pieces - 1/2 cup
Sultanas (black currant or munakka) cut into two pieces - 1/2 cup
baking powder - 1 1/3 tsp
Soda - 1/2 tsp
Wine red - 5 tbsp (optional)
Nutmeg crushed - 1/4 tsp

Method - 

Beat butter in a large bowl, with an electric mixture until it is double in volume and fluffy. Slowly beat in sugar until mixture is very light.
Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.
Sift the flour, baking powder, soda and nutmeg together and mix in the egg mixture.
Beat in until smooth. Lastly add the wine and stir in raisins and sultanas.
Pour into a greased loaf tin. Bake in a moderate oven, until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre.Take it out from the oven after 5 minutes and let it cool. Slice and serve it with afternoon or evening tea.


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