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Bara brith recipe with an ethical twist

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Fairtrade Bara Brith

Ingredients:

1lb self raising flour
1lb Traidcraft mixed fruit
2tbsp Fairtrade marmalade
1 large free-range egg
4oz Fairtrade sugar
1/2 pint warm Fairtrade tea (black)
1 tsp ground mixed spice (Fairtrade)

Method:

Mix together mixed fruit and sugar in a large bowl.
Pour tea over this mixture, stir well and leave to soak overnight (or for 8 hours).
Stir in flour, spice, marmalade and beaten egg.
Line a 3lb loaf tin with greaseproof paper, place mixture into this tin and cook :
Gas mark 3 / 170c for 1hr 10mins.
Leave to stand for 5 mins then remove from tin, and remove paper.
Leave to cool on cooling rack.

Written by C Kenzie

January 20, 2011 at 12:57 pm

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