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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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Peru: This is similar to the Irish traditional Halloween cake Barmbrack with a fake ring inside.
Barmbrack, a traditional Irish bread, was once considered the food-of-choice on Halloween.
The video will show Kerryann who has her own YouTube channel in the citys Craft Village baking a loaf of barmbrack with a ring inside, using a traditional Halloween recipe.
The engaging chronicle of her transformation into the Farmette is strewn like dried fruit in a Halloween Barmbrack among the recipes and the creamy photographs of food and farm.
TOASTED BARMBRACK WITH CARAMELISED PEARS, RASPBERRIES AND CREME FRAICHE (SERVES 4) INGREDIENTS 2-4 slices Rankin Selection Barmbrack 2 firm, ripe pears 3 tbsp softened unsalted butter 5 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 100g (4oz) raspberries Creme fraiche, to serve Fresh mint sprigs, to decorate METHOD THIS recipe is started in the pan but finished in the oven, so make sure you have a good quality frying pan which is ovenproof.
Toasted barmbrack with caramelised pears, raspberries and creme fraiche Serves 4 Ingredients: 2-4 slices Rankin Selection Barmbrack 2 firm, ripe pears 3 tbsp softened unsalted butter 5 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 100g (4oz) raspberries Creme fraiche, to serve Fresh mint sprigs, to decorate Method This recipe is started in the pan but finished in the oven, so make sure you have a good-quality frying pan which is ovenproof.
Donal also makes boxty colcannon pancakes, Skehan family's Irish stew and Irish barmbrack.