Barm Brack


Delicious Irish fruit cake. Serve thickly sliced with butter.

1 to 8 - inch round cake


  • 1 ½ cups brewed black tea, cold

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 ¼ cups golden raisins

  • ¼ cup chopped candied citron

  • 1 ¼ cups self-rising flour

  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Put the tea, sugar, raisins and peel into a bowl, cover and leave to soak overnight.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch round pan.

  3. Sift the flour into the fruit mixture, add the egg and beat well.

  4. Pour into the cake pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Leave in the pan for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
1g Fat
53g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 233mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 214mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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