Ingredients:to make 1½ lb loaf
8 oz / 250g
1 tsp / 4g bicarbonate of soda
½ tsp / 2g cream of tartar
salt to taste
3 tsp / 5g mixed spice
2 oz / 25g candied peel chopped fine
4 oz / 100g soft brown sugar
6 oz / 125g clear honey
¼ pint / 150ml milk
Mix the flour together with the salt and raising agents.
Add all the remaining ingredients.
Add milk and mix in until the mixture will flow slowly.
Pour the mixture into one greased 2lb bread tin.
gas mark 6 400°F 200°C
Bake for 30 minutes and then reduce the temperature to gas mark2 until cooked through. Check by using a skewer through the middle. The loafis not cooked until the skewer comes out clean.
Allow to cool for ten minutes before turning out onto wire trayto cool.