Bara Brith Recipe


300 grams mixed dried fruit

2 tablespoons candied yuzu peel 

200 grams Light Muscovado - 1 1/4 cups

250 ml of hot dark tea  - 1 cup

350 grams of flour - 

1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

2 teaspoons baking powder 

1 large egg, beaten 

3 tablespoon butter

butter for greasing 


Bara Brith Recipe

Bara brith is a traditional Welsh fruit bread. The name "bara brith" translates to "speckled bread" in Welsh, which is a reference to the dried fruits (usually currants or raisins) that are commonly found in the bread. 

1. Place the fruit and sugar in a bowl and pour the hot tea over, cover and let it sit overnight

2. Pre-heat the oven to 300° f  

3. Butter a loaf tin and line with parchment paper

4. Stir the flour into the fruit and liquid. Mix thoroughly

5. Add the egg and butter.

6. Beat until well combined and stiff

7. Pour the mixture into the pan and shake to level

8. Bake in pre-heated oven for 90 minutes until the bread rises and firm to the touch.

check with a cake tester and should come out clean. Allow to cool for ten minutes and then remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack.

Serve with  butter.