Welsh Tea Loaf

Vanilla and Molasses Cake with Raisins
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Ingredients

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2¾ cups Water
1 (15 ounce) package Raisins
4 tsp Baking soda
1½ cups Butter softened
1½ cups Sugar white
3 Eggs
2 tbsp Molasses
1 tbsp Vanilla extract
⅛ tsp Salt
4 cups All-purpose flour

Nutritional information

583
Calories
24.7g
Fat
102mg
Cholesterol
628mg
Sodium
87.6g
Carbohydrate
7g
Protein
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    Made famous in our family by my great-grandmother, this Welsh Tea Loaf, also known as Bara Brith, is perfect for any afternoon tea party!

    Studded with plump raisins or currants and usually soaked in tea, which we’ve left out for ease of baking and which you can enjoy served in a teacup instead, with the best Welsh Tea Loaf to relax you on any afternoon.

    To make Welsh Tea Loaf, you will need the following ingredients:

    Welsh Tea Loaf Recipe-How To Make Welsh Tea Loaf-Delicious Welsh Tea Loaf

    So, how to make Welsh Tea Loaf?

    Steps

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    5

    Preheat oven and prepare baking sheet

    Preheat oven to 350 °F and lightly grease two 9x5-inch loaf pans.

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    2

    Cook raisins

    In a medium saucepan over high heat, combine 2¾ cups of water with 15 ounces of raisins and bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer for about 2 minutes.

    3
    Done
    10

    Add baking soda

    Remove saucepan from the heat and stir in 4 teaspoons of baking soda. Allow to cool completely.

    4
    Done
    3

    Combine butter and sugar

    In a large mixing bowl, combine 1½ cups of butter and 1½ cups of sugar until light and fluffy.

    5
    Done
    3

    Add eggs

    Beat in 3 eggs, 1 at a time and combine well before adding each one.

    6
    Done
    1

    Add flavor

    Add 2 tablespoons of molasses, 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract and ⅛ teaspoon of salt. Stir to mix through.

    7
    Done
    3

    Add flour

    Add 4 cups of all-purpose flour and mix to combine well.

    8
    Done
    2

    Add raisin mixture

    Fold in the raisin mixture and combine well.

    9
    Done
    60

    Bake

    Transfer loaf batter to the prepared loaf tins and bake in the preheated oven for about 50-60 minutes until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

    10
    Done

    Serve

    Allow to cool slightly, in loaf pans to serve at room temperature.

    If you love baking but are tired of the same recipes, then this Welsh Tea Loaf recipe is a great option to try that promises outstanding results. Let us know how your loaves come out and share some pictures with us online when you use the hashtag #cookmerecipes online to be in touch!

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