Bara Brith

  • Total Time

    1h 40m
    • Prep Time

      10m
    • Bake Time

      1h 30m
  • Serves

    10

  • Skill Level

    Easy
  • 1 Review

    5 star rating

Bara brith is a delicious, nutritious traditional tea bread enjoyed throughout Wales. In Welsh bara brith means 'speckled bread'.

Method

  1. Soak the fruit and sugar in tea and leave overnight.

    • 450g Dried Mixed Fruits
    • 250g Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 300ml Tea (Warm, Black)
  2. The next day, preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C, gas mark 3). Grease and line a 900g/2lb loaf tin.

  3. Mix the remainder of the ingredients into the fruit, sugar and tea mixture. Beat well.

    • 450g Self-Raising White Flour
    • 1 Egg(s) (Free Range) (Large)
    • 2 tsp Mixed Spice
  4. Spoon the mixture into the tin and bake for 90 minutes, or until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Serve cold or warm with butter.

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Reviews

  1. 5 star rating

    I have made 3 loaves over the last 3 months, for family and friends all love bara brith. They also have welsh heritage and loved it 🙂

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