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Irish Barmbrack

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  Compressed yeast/1 tablespoon active dry yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar 1 Ounce (1 Cake)
  Milk and water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), mixed (Warm)
  Sifted all purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Currants 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped candied peel 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Prepare the dough as for Plain White Bread (Standard Method).
Place the punched down risen dough in a large bowl and work in the butter or margarine, the 1/4 cup sugar, dried fruit, spice and peel by squeezing and kneading until they are evenly mixed through the dough.
Divide the dough into 2 pieces and shape to fit two well greased small 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2-inch loaf pans.
Cover and let rise.
Brush the tops with milk.
Bake in the center of a moderately hot oven (400°F) for 35-40 minutes.
Turn out onto a cake rack and cool.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4302 Calories from Fat 488

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.1%

Saturated Fat 31 g154.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131.4 mg43.8%

Sodium 4207.9 mg175.3%

Total Carbohydrates 857 g285.7%

Dietary Fiber 37.6 g150.3%

Sugars 224.9 g

Protein 107 g213.5%

Vitamin A 29.8% Vitamin C 126.1%

Calcium 97.6% Iron 229.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Irish Barmbrack Recipe