Irish Barm Brack or Fruit Loaf Recipe

Irish Barm Brack or Fruit Loaf Recipe

Irish Barm Brack or Fruit Loaf

Total Time:1 hrs 45 mins
Preparation Time:15 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 1 Loaf

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup golden raisin
  • 3/4 cup currants
  • 1/3 cup crystallized cherries (undyed preferred)
  • 1/3 cup candied peel
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 cups self rising flour
  • 1 cup cold strong tea
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice (Cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove)

Procedure:

  1. Soak the raisins and currents in the cold tea overnight.
  2. Heat oven to 350F and line a 1 lb loaf pan with greased parchment paper.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredient to the raisins, currents and cold tea.
  4. Stir well and pour into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake for apprx 1 1/2 hours or until cooked through.
  6. Keeps well in a covered tin.
  7. Serve buttered.

 

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