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A moist tea bread lovely spread with butter.Can be frozen. Bake in either a 2lb Loaf tin or 2 1lb tins.

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  • 4ozs Butter
  • 3ozs Caster Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 4ozs Runny Honey
  • 4ozs Porridge Oats
  • 4ozs Self raising Flour (sifted)


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Pre heat oven to Gas 4

Step 2

Cream butter and sugar.

Step 3

Add the eggs and beat well until the mixture is full of bubbles.

Step 4

Add the honey and mix gently.

Step 5

Fold in the oats and sifted flour.

Step 6

If the mixture is too thick add a little milk.

Step 7

Line the tin or tins with baking parchment and divide the mixture.

Step 8

Bake in the centre of the oven for approx. 40mins or until a skewer comes out clean.


Do not overcook or the cake will be dry.

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