tea loaf

Definition

Food

  • A very common chemically raised slicing cake made from flour, sugar, sultanas, butter and eggs (3:2:2:1:1) flavoured with ground cloves and cinnamon and ground caraway seeds. The butter is rubbed in to the flour and the other ingredients mixed in. Raised with bicarbonate of soda at the rate of 1 tbsp per kg of flour and baked at 220°C for 10 minutes then at 190°C for an hour or until cooked.
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