Definition of bara brith in English:

bara brith


mass noun
  • A traditional Welsh tea bread, typically made with raisins, currants, and candied peel.

    • ‘Damn, I could have brought along a nice batch of bara brith.’
    • ‘The Welsh bake a variety of hearty desserts including bara brith, a popular bread made with raisins and currants that have been soaked in tea overnight, and Welsh ginger-bread - made without ginger!’
    • ‘See tea breads and tea cakes; and bara brith, for a similar Welsh product.’
    • ‘Though some recipes now use baking powder as the raising agent, the best bara brith is still made with yeast.’


Welsh, literally ‘speckled bread’.


bara brith

/ˌbarə ˈbrɪθ/