Barn Brak.

Mary Hunter has sent in this recipe that she got from her Scottish mother in law


  • 1 mug dried mixed fruit
  • 1 mug demerara sugar
  • 1 mug cold tea
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 mugs SR flour
  • 1 large dessert spoon mixed spice


  • Mix fruit and sugar
  • Cover with the cold tea and leave to soak overnight
  • Oven temp 150c fan
  • Grease and line 2 x1lb or 1x 2 lb bread tins
  • Mix together the eggs, flour and mixed spice
  • Stir in the soaked fruit, sugar and cold tea
  • Bake for about 1 hour for the 1lb loaves longer for the 2lb
  • Leave to cool in the tins before turning out

Nice sliced and spread with a little butter