Easter bread

If you’ve managed to buy some flour, why not try out this Easter Bread, courtesy of Gillian Geraghty?

Grease 1 x 2lb loaf tin

Pre-heat oven to 375F, 190C, gas 5

8oz (225g) plain flour

2 tsp bkg powder

1/4 tsp mxd spice

1/2 tsp cinnamon

3oz (75g) butter or lard

3oz (75g) sugar

2oz (50g) chopped dates

2oz (50g) sultanas

1 egg, well beaten



* Sieve flour, bkg powder, spice and cinnamon into a bowl

* Rub in butter or lard, until resembles fine breadcrumbs

* Add sugar, dates and sultanas

* Put mixture into the greased loaf tin, bake bottom of oven for 30minutes

* Reduce heat to 350F, 180C, gas 4 – further 30 minutes



Picture by CollectingPixels from Pixabay.

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