Place the raisins in a bowl. Stir the honey into the tea and pour this over raisins. Leave to soak for 2 hours. Stir the eggs into the raisin mixture.
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Mix the flour with the spice and baking powder then mix the dry ingredients into the raisin mixture. Transfer to a greased 2 pound, 5x10x3-inch (900g) loaf pan, and bake for about 1 hour 10 minutes.
Cook on a wire rack and serve sliced and buttered.
Makes: One 2 pound (900g) loaf.
Date: October 26, 2002