Gracie's Barmbrack

Gracie's Barmbrack

A delicious tea bread, also known as barmbrack, nice straight from the oven and buttered. For an egg-free option, it works fine with a tablespoon of applesauce instead of the egg. Enjoy warm or allow to cool before slicing and serving.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Place dried fruit in a bowl and pour in tea; let soak for 2 hours.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a loaf pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper.
  3. Step 3

    Beat flour, brown sugar, and egg into fruit mixture until batter is well mixed; pour into the prepared loaf pan.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven on the center rack until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.