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Bara Brith - Currant or Speckled Bread
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Serves/Makes:1 loaf

  • 1 lb (.5 kg). flour
  • 6 oz (168 grm). lard or butter or mixed
  • 8 oz (224 grm). raisins
  • 8 oz (224 grm). currants
  • 1/2 oz (14 grm). yeast
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 6 oz (168 grm). brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 8 oz (224 grm). sultanas
  • 2 oz (56 grm). candied peel
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) mixed spice
  • Milk to mix
  • Mix yeast with warm milk.
  • Rub the fat into the flour and mix the dry ingredients.
  • Make a well in the centre and add the yeast.
  • Mix into a soft dough, then cover and leave in a warm place for 1 1/2 hours to rise, till twice its original size.
  • Turn onto a floured board, place in greased tins, stand again in a warm place for about 20 minutes and bake in a moderately quick oven for 1 to 2 hours.
  • When cold, cut and butter as for ordinary loaf - thin slices with plenty of butter!

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