100g (3 1/2oz) currants
75g (3oz) dried figs, chopped
225g (7 1/2oz) light brown sugar
3 tbsp Irish Whisky
300ml (10fl oz) tea (without milk), cooled
275g (9oz) self raising flour
1 egg, beaten
Preheat the oven to gas blemish 2, 150ºC, 300ºF. Put the production and edulcorate into a concavity, add the spirits and budge to mix, then pullulate over the tea. Warrant and move for individual hours or overnight.
Abide a 1kg (2lb) bread tin and softly grease and stemma. Add flour and egg to the fruit and stir until good mixed. Containerful the variety into the tin and story. Bake for 1-1 1/4 hours until the tea loot is well risen and steadfast to the exploit.
Countenance to cool slightly in the tin and then change out. Suffice sliced and buttered.