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Bara Brith

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"A sweet, yeast-less Welsh bread studded with dried fruit. I generally soak my raisins in Irish breakfast tea, but feel free to experiment with flavors."
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Ingredients

8 h 45 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 2-pound loaf)

Directions

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  1. Pour hot tea over currants and raisins in a bowl; soak 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Grease a sheet of parchment paper and use it to line a 2-pound loaf pan.
  4. Stir demerara sugar into tea and fruit mixture until dissolved completely.
  5. Mix flour and egg into the tea and fruit mixture until completely integrated into a batter.
  6. Spread batter evenly into the prepared bread pan.
  7. Bake in preheated oven until golden-brown, about 40 minutes. Cool in the bread pan 5 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 0.9 43.2 3.8 23 261 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Delicious and easy. Making it for the second time!

Most helpful critical review

The bread is delicious! However, next time I will bake it in a 9"X9" pan. After 40 minutes, the outside of the loaf was brown and beautiful, but the edges were overdone and the center was barely...

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Delicious and easy. Making it for the second time!

With just a few ingredients, this recipe was a hit with me, my son & hubby both said, it was good. And since they are more the picky eaters in the house, I tried it on them 1st. The method of th...

The bread is delicious! However, next time I will bake it in a 9"X9" pan. After 40 minutes, the outside of the loaf was brown and beautiful, but the edges were overdone and the center was barely...

Fabulous. I made this mainly as an excuse to use up ingredients in the house, so instead of demerara sugar, raisins and currants I used plain brown sugar, sultanas and dried cranberries, which I...

Very simple recipe that yields a very moist and tasty bread. Picky eaters love it. I make this recipe about 5-6 times a year. It's mostly requested in the cooler months. I add a teaspoon of cinn...

love this it's so simple. try changing the dried fruit to dried cranberries and soaking in half orange juice half boiling water. add some orange peel and 1tsp cinnamon. easy cranberry and orange...