For those of you that can't read my 12 year old scrawl it's a recipe for Cold Tea Cake that I had taken from Saturday Superstore and made on 30th January 1983. If you're too young to know what Saturday Superstore was you didn't miss much, except maybe for the extremely memorable moment in 1984 when the 80's band Matt Bianco got called a bunch of Wankers live on air, that is a moment that has stuck with me ever since and just in case you missed it you can watch it on good old You Tube here.
Back to the cooking, and Keith's theme for this week is Cakes & Bakes so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to try out this Cold Tea Cake and see if it really is as good as I remember it.
8oz / 225g SR Flour
6oz / 175g Demerara Sugar
6fl oz / 170ml Cold Tea
8oz / 225g Sultanas
pinch of Salt
- Mix together then dollup into a loaf tin and cook in oven.
- Cook at 180 degrees C.
- I added 2 tbsp of milk to the mixture as it was a bit dry - I'm not sure if this was due to using wholemeal flour or the extra large jug lacking small increments.
- I greased & lined the loaf pan with baking paper before 'dolluping' the mixture in
- Bake for approx 1 hour.
- No it is no mistake, it really doesn't have any butter in - that means it's healthy right?
It could have perhaps done with a few minutes less in the oven but I was too busy tweeting & forgot about it!
Lovely served with butter or (shhhh don't tell anyone or they'll think I'm weird) cheese & chutney....yum!
9th September 2013 : I've added this post to The Good Life Mum's 'Bake It Monday' where the theme is 'Nostalgic'