Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a loaf tin (any size) with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl add the dried fruit. Cover with the tea. All to sit and soak for at least one hour and up to overnight.
In another large mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Mix well and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed with 3 tablespoons of warm water to make a flax egg. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes or until visibly thickened.
Add the flax egg and vanilla extract to the soaked fruit mixture.
Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined.
Pour the mixture into your prepared loaf tin. Smooth the top with a wet spatula. Bake for 1 hour, or until the loaf is firm, golden and a toothpick inserted in the center pulls out clean.
Let the loaf cool completely before slicing and serving. Enjoy!