Spicy Sultana Loaf (Eggless and Dairy Free)

    1 hour 45 minutes

    This is a boiled fruit loaf. You could use any sort of fruit you fancy in it. Substitute the butter for margarine and it is dairy free as well as egg free. It is a very good keeper (if it lasts long enough). Tastes better after a couple of days. Suitable to freeze. Serve buttered.


    Auckland, New Zealand
    6 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 1 cup (220g) sugar
    • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
    • 225g sultanas (or any mixed fruit)
    • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda

    Preparation:45min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour45min 

    1. preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Put into saucepan - the water, fruit, butter and spice. Bring to boil, and let cool.
    2. Add the flour and baking soda.
    3. Pour into lined loaf tin and bake for 1 hour then check to see if done.

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    sorry about missing the sugar yes it goes into the pot for the boiling stage.  -  18 Sep 2011


    Very nice recipe and similar to one i had years back, so pleased to have found it. I also added a cup of raw peanuts to the mixture at the boiling stage. Super delish! Just note that in the recipe it does not state when to add the sugar. I added it to the boiling stage.  -  20 Aug 2011


    At what stage is the caster sugar added ? Have only given two star as I haven't baked this yet and I can't post until I give a star  -  18 Oct 2015  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)

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