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Making the most of English Raspberries

Raspberry, Lemon & Yogurt Tea loaf





Because raspberry and lemon is such a fantastic flavour combination this tea loaf if a real success with our guests - and us.  Shamelessly nabbed from 'Yeo Valley Family Farm, The Great Britisih Farmhouse Cookbook' by Sarah Mayor, it is a recipe to make over and over and no one will mind.

Makes one 1kg loaf

250g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
115g soft butter
225g caster sugar
finely grated zest and juice of 1 large lemon
2 large free-range eggs
100g wholemilk natural yogurt
25g ground almonds
200g fresh raspberries
100g granulated sugar, plus extra for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 180C / Gas 4. Grease & line a 900g loaf tin.Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.Cream the butter and caster sugar until pale and fluffy, then beat in the lemon zest.Beat in one egg at a time. Add a spoonful of flourmix with the second egg.Mix in the flour and yogurt, and finally the almonds.Spoon a third of the mixture into the loaf tin, scatter wit…