Make Wales’ most well-known tea bread for St. David’s Day utilizing this recipe. It has the identical components as our earlier recipe however is now tailor-made to American measurements.
1 and 1/4 cups brown sugar
1 ¾ cups of flour
1 to 1 ¼ cups of dried fruit of your selection (I used a mixture of raisins, dried cranberries, and candied orange peel).
One massive egg, overwhelmed
1 ¾ cups self-rising flour. If you happen to use all-purpose flour, make sure you add 1 teaspoon of baking powder per 1 cup of flour and sift collectively)
1 to 2 8oz cups of scorching black tea
Soak the dried fruit within the scorching tea and depart sitting in a single day. As soon as the dried fruit is sweet and plump, pressure the fruit however maintain the tea available. Chances are you’ll want a few of this later in case the batter comes up somewhat dry.
When prepared to start out baking, preheat the oven to 350°F.
Crack the egg into a big bowl and utilizing a whisk or an electrical hand mixer, beat the sugar into the egg till it’s included into the egg.
Slowly begin mixing the flour and the fruit into the egg and sugar combination till nicely blended. If the batter is somewhat bit dry, use a couple of spoonfuls of the tea and blend till you’ve got your required consistency.
Grease a 1lb bread loaf pan with butter or cooking spray. Spoon within the Bara Brith combination and unfold evenly. Bake for 1 hour or when an inserted toothpick comes out clear.
Serve buttered and with a pleasant cup of tea. Take pleasure in!
Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! (Blissful St. David’s Day)
*Though self-rising flour is bought within the US, it’s best to not use it in recipes calling for self-raising flour attributable to the truth that American self-rising flour has salt in it.