- Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Grease and base line an 8" deep cake tin.
- Sieve the flour and spices, if used into a bowl. Rub in the butter until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
- Add the sugar and mix well. Next mix in the sultanas. Add the milk and mix to a soft dough. Transfer to prepared tin and smooth top. Brush with a little milk if liked.
- Bake for about 60 minutes or until risen and golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to remain in tin for about 15 minutes. Then turn onto a wire tray to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
Regular milk can be replaced with Soya milk.