Cherry Bakewell Tea Loaf

Categories: CAKEY BAKEY and RECIPES.

The traditional tea loaf gets a lovely almond and cherry makeover. It could be my favourite!

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Cherry Bakewell Tea Loaf

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 9 hours
Course Cakey bakey
Servings 9 slices


  • 125 g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 125 g self raising flour
  • 100 g sultanas
  • 70 g glace cherry halves
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 Twinnings Cherry Bakewell Teabag


  • Soak the sultanas for 8 hours in 300ml tea made using the cherry bakewell teabag.
  • When ready to bake preheat the oven to 160C
  • Measure the flours into a large bowl or mixer.
  • Crack the egg into the fruit mix and add the cherry halves and almond extract - mix well.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix by hand or in a mixer.
  • Spoon into a lined loaf tin.
  • Bake for 50 minutes.
  • For a special occassion you could ice the cake and decorate with extra cherries.


Nutritional Info per slice, no icing:
155Kcal, 33g Carbohydrate (13g sugar), 1g Fat (Photo of Bakewell Tart Tea Loaf0g Saturated), 3g Protein, 2g Fiber