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.
- Serves: 10 persons
- 2cups dried fruit
- 1¼ cups brewed black tea, cold
- cooking spray
- 2¾ cups self-rising flour, sifted
- ¾cup light brown sugar, or to taste
Step 1Place dried fruit in a bowl and pour in tea; let soak for 2 hours.
Step 2Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a loaf pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper.
Step 3Beat flour, brown sugar, and egg into fruit mixture until batter is well mixed; pour into the prepared loaf pan.
Step 4Bake 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.