[For another take on this loaf - with pics, have a look here. It belongs in the wide family of fruit breads.]
[And this is the loaf I entered in the 'Best cake in show' at the 'Taste of Christmas' event last year.]
7. Cover with a dry tea towel and leave until it has risen appreciably. To prevent it browning too fast cover it with baking parchment halfway through baking.
|The large one is for us, the small one I've sent to my sister, who sends us a Christmas pud every year.|
|Bit of a traffic light theme here, which I thought the grandchildren would enjoy!|
(I'm a bit annoyed with myself, since I forgot to sprinkle some flaked almonds over the marzipan and cherries.)