barmbrack


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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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The Irish Halloween tradition of finding a ring in Barmbrack was voted as one of Ireland's favourite traditions, avourite trad followed by "thanking the bus driver", and saying no when first offered food or drink.
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 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.