Christmas Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 8
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1 pound frozen bread dough
1/2 cup candied mixed fruit
1/2 cup walnut -- chopped
1/4 cup mincemeat
1 cup confectioners sugar
4 teaspoons milk
1/8 teaspoon cardamom -- ground

Preparation / Directions:

Thaw frozen bread dough according to package directions. On a lightly flowered board pull dough out until it is 12 inches long. Knead in the fruit,mincemeat and the nuts into the dough. With a sharp knife cut dough into 3 ropes, 12 inches long. Press the 3 ropes together on one end and braid on a greased cookiesheet. Let rise in a warm (90) degree place until double in bulk, about 1 1/2 hours. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes. Cool. Combine the sugar,milk and cardamom, spread this glaze over bread.


Nutritional Information:

230 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (27% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 34g Carbohydrate; trace Cholesterol; 332mg Sodium

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