Ovaltine Loaf

Cooking time: 1 1/2 - 2 hours


Suitable for freezing.


  • 450g/1 lb self raising flour
  • 100g/4 oz sugar
  • 40g/1 1/2 oz dry ovaltine
  • 175g/6 oz dried fruit (sultanas are best)
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch of salt
  • about 300ml/ 1/2 pint milk


Mix all the ingredients well together in a basin with enough milk to make rather moist. Bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours in a greased 1kg/2 lb load tin in a cool oven (150C/300F/Gas Mark 2).

Best left for 2-3 days before eating in slices, buttered.


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