Technically, this is a tea brack (from the Irish 'breac' or 'speckled'), but it can be made in a variety of ways, all delicious. It's really easy, too.
First, brew a good, strong cup of tea (I like Irish Breakfast tea, but any variety you like). You can also make this half tea, half whiskey or rum. Whichever, into the one cup of liquid dissolve 3/4 of a cup of firmly packed brown sugar. Soak 1 and 1/2 to 2 cups of raisins in the sugar-tea mix overnight. I use a mix of regular and… Continue