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Irish Barmbrack

 

A traditional Irish cake eaten on holidays!
54

Yield

16

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

1

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 ½ teaspoons yeast, active dry
2 ounces water
luckwarm
3 ½ tablespoons applesauce
3 cups bread flour
¾ cup sugar
1 ½ teaspoons salt
6 tablespoons currants
6 tablespoons raisins, seedless
seedless
¾ teaspoon allspice
*
¾ teaspoon lemon zest
dried
6 ounces milk
warm

Directions

Heat the oven to 400F/200C/Gas 6 after the second kneading of the dough.

Place the yeast in the lukewarm water, add the teaspoon of sugar, stir and leave to one side.

Place the flour into a large bowl, stir in the sugar and salt until well blended.

Stir in the raisins, currants, allspice and lemon zest to the flour mixture.

Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, add the yeast mixture and warm milk.

Work the mixture together to form a soft dough.

Knead the dough on a floured working suface for 10 minutes until smooth and pliable.

Return the dough back into the bowl.

Cover with a clean kitchen towel or a plastic wrap and leave in a warm place until the dough has doubled in volume, 40 minutes to 1 hour.

Return the dough to the working surface, divide into two equal portions, knead each portion for a few minutes then form into a 7-inch round.

Place on a greased baking sheet and leave to rise for another hour.

Bake for 30 minutes, until golden brown.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 61g (2.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1504% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 227mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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