Well it’s Humpday again and there is still no sign of my laptop cable. Plus I dropped my mobile phone… well I dropped it down the loo (don’t ask) last night and it no longer works. It is as though the gods are giving me a swift lesson in non-attachment! Mercifully I am due a phone upgrade, so I see a trip to the shops in my future.
Anyway, on with the recipe.
This is one of those old morphed recipes and I can’t remember where it came from in the first place. All I had to change to veganise it was to turn the milk into soy milk and the butter into margarine. There weren’t any eggs in the recipe in the first place, I’m guessing it originally dates back to food rationing after World War 2.
You’re going to need some treacle (molasses would work too I guess)
Put three big dessertspoonfuls in a pan along with 2oz/55g vegan margarine and 7floz/200ml soy milk and heat it up over a low heat until it melts.
Meanwhile in a bowl mix together4oz/115g mixed dried fruit and 2oz/55g ground almonds
with 12oz/340g plain flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and 3oz/85g dark brown sugar.
Then mix the melty treacle mix in with the dry mix
and put the whole lot in a lined loaf tin. Bake at 325*F/175*C/Gas Mark 3 for an hour and it should look like this.
Have a great Wednesday!