Aran Spiosrai (Irish Spice Bread) Recipe
10 oz flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp mixed spice *
1/2 tsp ginger, ground
4 oz sugar, brown, light
2 oz citron, candied, chopped
6 oz raisins, plain or golden
4 oz butter
6 oz golden syrup **
1 large egg, beaten
4 tbsp milk
* Equal parts of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
** Lyons' Golden Syrup, carried in some fancy groceries. If you can't
find it, use Karo light corn syrup.
Sift the flour with the soda and baking powder, and the mixed spice
and ginger: then add the brown sugar, chopped peel and raisins: mix.
Make a well in the center. Melt the butter with the syrup over low
heat, then pour into the well in the mixture. Add the beaten egg and
milk and mix very well. Pour into a greased 2-lb loaf pan and bake
in a preheated oven at 325 F for 40-50 minutes, or until it tests
done. This bread will keep moist for several days, and actually
improves somewhat during this period.
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