Christmas Bread Ring
|Hot roll mix||16 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Candied fruits||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Peels||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Broken california walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Seedless raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Confectioners icing||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
Prepare hot-roll mix according to package directions; add the candied fruits and peels, walnuts and seedless raisins.
When dough has doubled, (about 1 hour), divide in half.
Roll each half into a rope about 24 inches long.
On a greased baking sheet, twist the two ropes together to form a ring.
Cover and let rise till almost double (about 40 minutes).
Bake in moderate oven (375°) about 20 to 25 minutes, or till done.
When bread is cool, brush with Confectioners' Icing; trim with additional candied fruits and peels.
Confectioners Icing: Combine 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons milk and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla; mix smooth.