Like you’ve just opened a grave, dug deep into the earth and dusted away the soil to be met with an eerie crypt of the faithfully departed. As Halloween marks the link between the living and the dead, we wanted to make a particularly spooky offering that would easily take perfect pride of place at your haunted celebrations.

halloween barmbrack coffee vanilla edible soil cake tea loaf bairin breac

This idea came to us as we wanted to keep some traditions of the Halloween table alive (well, deceased, in this case) and honour the Irish tradition of bairín breac (barmbrack), but serve it with a twist. We are actually from one of the areas most associated with ancient Celtic Halloween celebrations, near the Hill of Tara in the where the historic seat of the high King of Ireland is located.

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