Fat Free Fruit Tea Loaf

This fruit TeaLoaf is not just for tea time, for busy mums it’s the perfect on the go breakfast snack.

Preparation &
Cooking Time

Prep Time
Cooking Time
Total Time 50 minutes
Serves 10+

Nutritional Info (per portion)

Energy 192 kcal
Protein 4g
Fat 1.5g
of which saturates 0.3g
Carbohydrate 44g
of which sugars 29g
Fibre 3g
Salt 0.6g
  • Fat Free Fruit Tea Loaf


  • 1 Darjeeling tea bag
  • 300g soft dried fruit such as apricots, prunes, apples etc
  • 175g soft brown sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 225g wholemeal flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 2 ripe bananas

How to make it

  1. Grease and base line a 1kg loaf tin
  2. Soak the tea bag in 300ml boiling water for 5 minutes
  3. Roughly chop the fruit and add to the tea, discarding the tea bag and soak for 2 to 3 hours
  4. Preheat the oven to 180C, gas mark 4
  5. Mix in the sugar and eggs
  6. Mix together the flour, baking powder and mixed spice and fold into the fruit mixture
  7. Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 45 minutes or until firm to touch and a skewer comes out clean
  8. Allow to cool slightly before slicing

Serve with sliced bananas.