Use half white and half wholemeal flour in this recipe. Decorate the top of the loaf with a selection of nuts.
- Preheat oven to 160⁰C/325⁰F/Fan 140⁰C/Gas Mark 3. Grease and line a 1kg loaf tin
- Put the margarine, sugar, eggs, flour, almonds nuts, peel and milk into a bowl. Beat together until light and creamy.
- Spoon into the loaf tin and bake for about 1 ½ hours until well risen and golden brown or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a cooling rack.
- Heat together the jam and water and stir until runny. Brush the top of the loaf with the jam.
By Cathy Seward
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