Cheat’s fruit brack


Serves 6 

300g dried mixed fruit
275ml orange juice, with bits
210g self-raising flour

  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C/160˚C fan/ gas mark 4. Grease and line a 900g loaf tin.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the mixed fruit and orange juice. Bring to the boil over a medium heat. Turn off the heat and allow the fruit to soak for one hour.
  3. Drain the fruit through a sieve, reserving the juice. Allow the fruit and juice to cool.
  4. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, fruit and juice until just combined. Pour into the prepared loaf tin.
  5. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool on a wire rack before slicing

Per serving:274kcals, 0.4g fat (0.1g saturated), 63.9g carbs (18.4g sugars), 5.7g protein, 4.6g fibre, 0.01g sodium