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Irish tea barmbrack

Farrukh Aziz


  1. 2 ¾ cups All-purpose flour
  2. 1 cup dried fruits Mixed (raisins, sultanas, dried cranberries, black currants)
  3. 100 ml tea Brewed
  4. 100 ml Milk
  5. 1 Egg
  6. 5 gms Instant dry yeast
  7. 40 gms Butter
  8. 4 tsps Sugar
  9. ¼ tsp Cinnamon powder
  10. a big pinch Nutmeg powder
  11. 2 tbsps Sugar
  12. 45 ml Water


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    Soak the mixed dried fruits in hot brewed tea overnight.

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    Warm the milk, add butter so that it melts in it.

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    In a big bowl, add warm milk-butter mixture, sugar, yeast, and ¼ cup of all-purpose flour. Mix well and keep in warm place for 30 minutes.

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    Add egg, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, tea from the soaked mixed dried fruits, 2 and half cup of all-purpose flour in the yeast mixture and knead to form soft dough. The dough will be slightly sticky.

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    If the dough is  thick you can add little milk to form soft dough.

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    Transfer on floured surface and knead for 8 minutes with the heels of hand.

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    Add the soaked dried fruits in the dough and knead for another 2-3 minutes  very gently so that dried fruits mixes well in the dough(Dried fruits should not break).

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    Lightly oil a bowl and place the dough in it, cover it with a cling film and keep it in a warm place atleast for an hour OR till it doubles in volume.

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    Gently punch it down.  Shape it into the loaf and place it in a greased loaf pan. Cover it with a damp towel and keep it in a warm place for another 30mins OR till it doubles in volume.

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    Preheat the oven at 180 degrees centrigade.

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    Bake the dough for 40mins or till its done.

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    To confirm just tap the bottom of the bread and if it sounds hollow within, it means it done.

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    Make a sugar syrup with 2 tbsp of sugar and 50ml of water.  Brush this syrup on top of the loaf when the loaf is hot to give it a good glaze. Cool it.

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    Cover it and keep it covered in a bread box.  It will remain soft.

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    Serve this with butter and tea or coffee.

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