Gorgeously fruity traditional Irish loaf with a little twist. You can easily substitute spelt or gluten-free flour for wheat flour. I've tried it with both and it's delicious. It's also a good recipe to have as a treat if you're watching your weight.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
2 hrs
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 loaf
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Soak dried fruit in brewed tea in a bowl, at least 2 hours and up to overnight.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a loaf pan.

  • Mix flour, almond meal, and baking powder together in a bowl.

  • Stir brown sugar and egg into the dried fruit-tea mixture. Mix in flour mixture, 1 spoonful at a time, until smooth. Spoon mixture into the prepared loaf pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

285 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 57.8g; fat 4.9g; cholesterol 23.3mg; sodium 142.7mg. Full Nutrition
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