Bara Brith

Bara Brith - Bread Recipes

Bara Brith is a rich English bread that is typically served at breakfast or with tea. This recipe for Bara Brith uses yeast, sugar, butter and milk which will give you a delicious cake-like loaf of bread! If you’re looking for something more savory than sweet, this would be the perfect dish to serve alongside your favorite soup or salad. You’ll need just three ingredients to make it happen – one being time! Give this recipe a try today and enjoy the taste of homemade goodness in less than an hour from start to finish.

prep: 5 mins cook: 40 mins additional: 8 hrs total: 8 hrs 45 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 1 2-pound loaf


¾ cup demerara sugar

¾ cup dried currants

1 cup hot brewed tea

1 ¼ cups self-rising flour

1 egg, beaten

¾ cup golden raisins


Pour hot tea over currants and raisins in a bowl; soak 8 hours to overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Grease a sheet of parchment paper and use it to line a 2-pound loaf pan.

Stir demerara sugar into tea and fruit mixture until dissolved completely.

Mix flour and egg into the tea and fruit mixture until completely integrated into a batter.

Spread batter evenly into the prepared bread pan.

Bake in preheated oven until golden-brown, about 40 minutes. Cool in the bread pan 5 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 189 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 43.2g; fat 0.9g; cholesterol 23.3mg; sodium 260.7mg.

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