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Barmbrack

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This Barmbrack tastes incredible ! Toast this yeasted spicy and fruity bread with some butter and simply devour it ! Your suggestions for this Barmbrack are welcome.
Ingredients
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon (105°-115°F)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped candied lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1 Heat milk and butter to warm (105°€”115°F). Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
2 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, salt, allspice, milk mixture, egg, sugar, lemon peel, and yeast mixture in large bowl. Mix thoroughly.
3 Dust the fruits with 1/2 cup flour before adding to dough. Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Put in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 1/2 hours.
5 Punch down dough. Place dough into greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pan or 1 1/2 quart casserole. Cover; let rise again until double€”about 45 minutes.
6 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 40€”45 minutes or until done.
7 Brush hot loaf with melted butter, and then sprinkle with sugar. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Halloween
Interest: 
Party

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