Ripon Spice Bread

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6-8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

In Good Things in England, a collection of recipes from the English countryside, Florence White includes this bread, which she credits to Mr. Herbert M. Bower, who describes it as a “cake” for serving on Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Adding generous measures of raisins and currants to holiday baked goods seems to have been common in the historic Yorkshire town of Ripon, as this quote

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