Welsh Recipe - Welsh Bara Brith - My grandmother would have a slice of this spread with butter, Welsh butter of course!

Welsh Recipe - Welsh Bara Brith - My grandmother would have a slice of this spread with butter, Welsh butter of course!

My Welsh friend Julie shows Recipes Made Easy how simple it is to make a traditional Welsh Bara Brith via @jacdotbee

My Welsh friend Julie shows Recipes Made Easy how simple it is to make a traditional Welsh Bara Brith via @jacdotbee

Bara Brith Recipe | No Welsh afternoon tea would ever be complete without this delicious fruity tea bread. Bara Brith literally means speckled bread.

Bara Brith Recipe | No Welsh afternoon tea would ever be complete without this delicious fruity tea bread. Bara Brith literally means speckled bread.

Bara Brith Ingredients 450G/1lb self raising flour  1tsp mixed spice  175g/6oz Muscavado sugar  1 medium size free-range egg  1tbsp orange zest  2tbsp orange juice  1tbsp honey  300ml/½pt cold tea  450g/1lb mixed, dried fruit  Extra honey for glazing

Bara Brith Ingredients 450G/1lb self raising flour 1tsp mixed spice 175g/6oz Muscavado sugar 1 medium size free-range egg 1tbsp orange zest 2tbsp orange juice 1tbsp honey 300ml/½pt cold tea 450g/1lb mixed, dried fruit Extra honey for glazing

A traitional Welsh family 'Bara Brith' recipe.  Delicious smothered in butter with a nice hot cup of tea.

A traitional Welsh family 'Bara Brith' recipe. Delicious smothered in butter with a nice hot cup of tea.

Bara brith (literally “mottled bread”) is sometimes made with yeast but Mary’s family recipe omits it, giving a wonderfully sticky texture. It is best spread with plenty of butter. (via BBC Food)

Bara brith (literally “mottled bread”) is sometimes made with yeast but Mary’s family recipe omits it, giving a wonderfully sticky texture. It is best spread with plenty of butter. (via BBC Food)

This favourite Welsh teabread – its name means ‘speckled bread’ – is usually made with a yeast dough by bakers and by a quick-mix method at home. Soaking the dried fruit in tea makes it very juicy, and produces a moist loaf with good keeping qualities.

This favourite Welsh teabread – its name means ‘speckled bread’ – is usually made with a yeast dough by bakers and by a quick-mix method at home. Soaking the dried fruit in tea makes it very juicy, and produces a moist loaf with good keeping qualities.

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