This is delicious, moist and chewy with lots of yummy fruit.
Pour 150ml boiling water onto 350g dried fruit and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
Beat 75g brown sugar and 1 egg into the fruit.
Sift in 175g self raising flour, and stir until combined.
Pour into a greased and lined loaf tin, level and sprinkle a tbsp of brown sugar on top.
Bake at 180 deg C for 50 minutes.
Eat sliced with a cup of tea.