It is amazing how our sense of taste and smell can evoke the memory and take you back to a place or time, sometimes forgotten in the busy world of today. This is one of the easiest recipes you will ever make. Take time to bake, enjoy the aromas and savour the taste. You may be building the memories of tomorrow.
1 Cup of Sugar
1Cup of Sultanas
1Cup of Water
4oz/ (1 stick butter)
1tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
1tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp mixed spices (apple pie spice)
Put all of the above ingredients into a pan, or microwave, and heat until butter has melted and sultanas are plump. 2-3 mins in microwave. Allow to cool.
Meanwhile heat oven to 180c/350f
Grease two 1lb loaf tins
Whisk together 2 Eggs
Sift 1 Cup of Self Rising Flour
When mixture is cool stir in the eggs followed by the flour.
Pour into the loaf tins and bake for 35-40 mins.
Remove from oven and leave in pans for 10mins then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
Put on the kettle, make a cup of your favourite brew, cut off the end slice, you can butter it if so desired, kick off your shoes and sit back and enjoy.