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Barm Brack

Barm Brack


"Delicious Irish fruit cake. Serve thickly sliced with butter."
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servings 220 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 0.8 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  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.

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  1. 26 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I really enjoy this in the mornings. Instead of the citron though, I use a mix of black and gold raisins.

Most helpful critical review

I added orange peel & dried fruit in place of the citron.

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I really enjoy this in the mornings. Instead of the citron though, I use a mix of black and gold raisins.

Reviewer Helen said this recipe made her homesick - I tend to agree!. Have always loved this bread (and there are many variations). Great thinly sliced with butter or cream cheese. I notice...

I added orange peel & dried fruit in place of the citron.

Yum yum yum yum yum yum! Made me feel really homesick, and went straight online and bought a couple of plane tickets to Ireland. That's the effect it had on me, so you can guess I liked it.

I made this recipe for our group gathering tonight and everyone loved it. It disappeared quickly. I realized when I went to make the recipe today that I had forgotten to soak the raisins overn...

Yum! I originally tried this on holiday in Wales this past "summer" and it was delicious. It was recommended to me to try it spread with butter, the way the Welsh have it, and I loved it. This r...

This is very good. I made it for dessert on St. Pat's Day, and everyone liked it very much. I'm giving it four stars instead of five because the baking time was so far off for me. I read another...

Tried this recipie twice & each time it has been a disaster 475ml of tea is too much & I do not believe that there is enough flour as this mix does not make a dough. The brack ends up burnt on t...

Not horrid, but.... Mine was done baking after an hour, and hour-forty-five would have definitely been too much. All of the fruit settled to the bottom, even though I mixed it all up and poure...

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