45+ Barmbrack Recipe Yeast Pictures. This traditional irish barmbrack tea cake is a perfect afternoon treat. Barmbrack is a traditional irish cake eaten on holidays.
This cakey fruit bread has its roots in the ancient celtic harvest celebration samhain. Bairín breac), also often shortened to brack, is a quick bread with added sultanas and raisins. Barmbrack is a tea loaf similar to the welsh bara brith.
Barmbrack is a yeast bread made with dried fruit that has been soaked in hot tea.
Traditional irish barmbrack bread with honey butter. Barmbrack goes back several centuries and while modern adaptations include such additions as whiskey and black tea. Dried fruit & spices make it extra delicious! This lightly sweet bread, studded with dried fruit, is best served toasted with a good smear of butter and a hot cup of irish tea.