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A timeless family favourite.
- 500g wholemeal flour
- 150g butter (softened)
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 150g sugar
- 150g currants
- 50g mixed peel
- 2 eggs (medium)
- 2 tbsp milk
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Method (Makes a 1kg/2lb loaf)
- Put the flour in the bowl, add the softened butter, and mix with a hand mixer on speed 1. When the butter and flour start to blend, add the sugar, salt, currants, peel and baking powder.
- Leave it mixing while you beat the eggs and milk together, then add the egg/milk mixture to the bowl. Select speed 2 and mix till the ingredients are combined.
- Put into a greased loaf tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F/gas 4 for 35 minutes.
- Turn on to a wire rack and allow to cool before slicing. Serve toasted with butter.
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