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barmbrack

(ˈbɑːmˌbræk)
n
(Cookery) Irish a loaf of bread with currants in it. Also: barnbrack Often shortened to: brack
[from Irish Gaelic bairín breac speckled loaf]
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Noun1.barmbrack - a rich currant cake or bunbarmbrack - a rich currant cake or bun    
bread, breadstuff, staff of life - food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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You gave a farewell dinner party, looked out clothes suited to 'soft' weather, promised to bring back Barm Brack and Bewley's tea and smoked wild salmon, also send postcards.
She said: "We should be registering the barm brack, potato cakes, fudge, more of our cheeses, our rare breeds of apples.
The range comprises two brown soda breads, soda farls, potato farls, and two fruited products: Barm Brack and Sliced Fruit Soda.
Tea time in Ireland includes Barm Brack, a speckled loaf with symbolic meaning at New Year and Halloween feasts.