Bara Brith is a traditional Welsh fruit loaf, served for tea, and usually has a good quality Welsh butter spread over each slice. It is a dense cake, much more so than, for example, the English ‘tea cake’ bun, or ‘hot cross’ buns.
It is a delicacy, & most definitely, moreish. Just what you don’t need on a diet. One slice and you can kiss goodbye to your SYN allocation for the day.
My fakeaway version makes 6 bars or mini-loaves. SYN value is 7 per loaf without any added butter(y)/spreads.
- 2 Weetbix type cereal biscuits
- 200ml skimmed milk
- 100g self-raising flour
- 100g sultanas
- 3 eggs
- 30g granulated sweetener
- 1 tsp mixed spice
- Buttery Fry-light
- Place the cereal biscuits in a bowl and pour over the milk
- Allow the milk to soak in (couple of minutes)
- Beat the eggs
- Add the flour, sultanas, & spice to the bowl, stir with a fork
- Add the beaten eggs continuing to stir until you have a thick gooey batter
- Using a silicone tray, use the fry-light to thoroughly grease the tray
- Bake at 200C for 60-70 minutes