100g all bran

150g sugar

100g golden raisins

100g currants

75g sultanas

300ml whole milk

85g self raising flour

15g dark malt flour

250g butter

50ml milk


1. Put the bran, fruit and milk in a large bowl, leave for 1 hour

2. Add the flours and sugar. Mix with an electric whisk for 2-3 minutes on a low speed

3. Spoon into a greased lined 1lbs loaf tin

4. Bake at 180°c for about an hour

5. Cool for 10 minutes, then turn out

6. Whilst cooking whisk the butter and milk together for a full 5 minutes to create light whipped butter

7. Serve the bread warm, sliced with the butter and a cheeky spoonful of jam or Cheshire cheese

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