Christmas Bread

Christmas Bread Recipe

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Cathy Brisco


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1 lb
frozen bread dough, thawed
1/2 c
candied mixed fruit
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 c
1 c
confectioners' sugar
4 tsp
1/8 tsp
cardamon, ground

How to Make Christmas Bread


  • 1On a lightly flowered board pull dough out until it is 12 inches long.
  • 2Knead in the fruit, mincemeat and the nuts into the dough.
  • 3With a sharp knife cut dough into 3 ropes, 12 inches long.
  • 4Press the 3 ropes together on one end and braid on a greased cookiesheet. .
  • 5Let rise in a warm (90 degree) place until double in bulk, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 6Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • 7Cool.
  • 8Combine the sugar, milk and cardamon, spread this glaze over bread.

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About Christmas Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy