Line a 8x8 baking tin.
Oven 160C fan.
225g brown bread, crusts removed.
Put the bread into a bowl and cover with the milk. mash with a fork until there is no lumps. Leave to steep for 30 minutes.
50g melted butter.
1 egg beaten.
75g brown sugar.
175g dried fruit.
1/2 tsp ground cloves.
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg.
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon.
grated rind of a small orange.
Mix all the ingredients into the brown bread and milk mixture.
Pour into the prepared tin and bake for 85 minutes.
Lovely hot with a blob of cream as a desert or cold with a coffee.