Irish tea brack

1
stephanie Hawkins

By
@cricket57

For a delicious tea-time treat try this simple recipe for a traditional, fruit-filled Irish tea bread

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 1 loaf
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

  • ·
    300 ml cold tea
  • ·
    110 g sultanas
  • ·
    220 g currants or raisins
  • ·
    55 g chopped glacé cherries
  • ·
    55 g chopped mixed candied peel
  • ·
    200 g brown sugar
  • ·
    225 g self-raising flour
  • ·
    1 egg, beaten
  • ·
    1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • ·
    honey, for glazing (optional)

How to Make Irish tea brack

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the cold tea and whiskey in a bowl. Add in the sultanas, currants, glace cherries and mixed peel. Cover and set aside to soak overnight.
  2. Preheat the oven 350
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix together the sugar, self-raising flour, beaten egg, nutmeg and soaked fruit, with its soaking liquid until well-mixed.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a well-oiled loaf tin.
    Bake for 1 hour, 30 minutes until risen and set.
  5. Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes in its tin, then turn out and cool on a wire rack. Glaze with honey if required.
    Serve in slices with butter and store in an airtight tin.

Printable Recipe Card

About Irish tea brack

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Healthy




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

Easy To To Make Quick Bread Recipes For The Holiday Season

Easy to To Make Quick Bread Recipes for the Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

With the holidays fast approaching, quick bread recipes are great to keep handy in your recipe box. Since they require no yeast or rising time, they are easy to make...

Put Your Tastebuds In A Twist With 10 Perfect Pretzels Recipe

Put Your Tastebuds in a Twist with 10 Perfect Pretzels

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft and buttery, there's nothing better than a warm pretzel and they're not very hard to make at home. Skip the ones in the frozen food aisle and make a...

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Perform magic with these delicious homemade zucchini bread recipes by making them and then watching them disappear!!