Summer berry loaf

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Summer berry loaf
Lovely loaf which makes the most of Summer berries.

140g caster sugar

175g butter

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

250g self-raising flour

2 tbsp milk

100g mixed berries

Berry Buttercream

140g butter

200g icing sugar

3 tbsp strawberry jam

2 tbsp milk

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Grease and line a 900g loaf tin.

Beat butter and sugar together.

Add eggs one at a time, beating between each addition

Add vanilla extract.

Sift in self-raising flour, add milk and mix together. Mix will be quite stiff at this point.

Spoon half the batter into the tin, spread with half the berries.

Add the rest of the batter and scatter the with the rest of the berries.

Transfer to oven and bake for about 50 minutes or until a cake skewer comes out clean.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

For the icing, beat together butter, icing sugar, strawberry jam and milk until smooth.

Once the loaf has cooled, spread the top with the berry buttercream icing, scatter with berries and serve.

Serves
8

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Eggs, Sugar

Recipe Type
Party Food, Cakes & Baking, Easy, Entertaining, Cake Stall, Vegetarian

Cuisine
Picnics

Special Info
Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

 
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