Lazy Days Beetroot & Raisin Tea Bread
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: Baking
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Serves: 6 persons
  • 200g Light Muscova Sugar
  • 4 Large Eggs, Separated
  • 200g Finely grated beetroot
  • Zest and Juice of a Lemon
  • 100g Raisins
  • 100g Ground Almonds
  • 200g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Grated Nutmeg
  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 3 and lightly grease a loaf tin. Then line with baking parchment.
  2. Using a whisk beat together the egg yolks and sugar until soft and fluffy.
  3. Stir in the beetroot, ground almonds,lemon zest and juice and the raisins.
  4. Sift in the flours and spices and fold in gently.
  5. Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks and slowly fold into the cake mixture.
  6. Pour into the loaf tin and bake for around an hour until you can insert a skewer and it comes out clean.
  7. Allow to rest for 10 mins in tin before removing to cool.
Recipe by The Knobbly Plate at