Add to Cookbook

Lapsang Souchong Tea Loaf

  • Makes 1 loaf
Lapsang Souchong Tea Loaf

Lapsang Souchong tea makes this a special fruity loaf for any occasion.


  • ¾ cup mixed dried fruit
  • ¼ cup chopped dried figs
  • ¼ cup finely chopped glace ginger
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot strong Lapsang Souchong tea
  • 1½ cups self rising flour
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg
  • ½ cup self rising wholemeal flour
  • 1 egg


  1. Toss the dried and glace fruits and sugar together. Pour over the hot tea leave until cool.
  2. Sift the self rising flour and nutmeg together into a large bowl and stir in the wholemeal flour.
  3. Beat the egg into the cooled fruit mixture. Carefully stir in the flour.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a well-greased and lined 21 cm x 9 cm loaf tin.
  5. Bake at 180ºC for 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out on to a cake rack to cool. Store in an airtight container. Serve sliced with butter or sweetened cream cheese.

Comments (0)

Please login to submit a comment.