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  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), softened
  Syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Apricot jam 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), melted and strained
  Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Scald milk and cool to warm.
Dissolve yeast in milk and stir into flour.
Add eggs, salt and sugar.
Work dough until smooth and elastic, but slightly sticky.
Beat in butter, a little at a time.
Place dough in a lightly buttered bowl and turn to butter entire surface.
Cover with a dish towel and let rise in a warm place about 45 minutes or until increased in bulk by half.
Shape dough into a buttered 8-inch ring mold.
Cover with a dish towel and let rise about 30 minutes or until almost doubled in bulk.
Bake in a preheated 400° oven 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
Turn out onto a cake rack.
Prepare the syrup and pour into a large bowl.
While still warm, soak savarin in syrup until liquid is almost absorbed.
Turn once; drain on the rack.
Heat apricot jam with rum and brush over cake.
Decorate with candied cherries.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5031 Calories from Fat 1348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g235.2%

Saturated Fat 88.1 g440.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1191 mg397%

Sodium 2611.1 mg108.8%

Total Carbohydrates 845 g281.6%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.5%

Sugars 239.5 g

Protein 75 g150.3%

Vitamin A 99.1% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 54% Iron 138.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Savarin Recipe