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Festive Holiday Bread

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Ingredients
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (Two Packages)
  Egg 1
  Semi sweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce (1 Package)
  Chopped candied fruits 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Citrus glaze 1 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a small saucepan, heat orange juice, milk and oil until very warm (120° to 130°F, 50° to 55°C).
In a large mixer bowl, combine 2 cups flour, the sugar, salt and yeast Add warm milk mixture and egg.
Beat at low speed until moistened, then medium speed 3 minutes.
Stir in chocolate pieces, candied fruits, orange peel and enough flour to form a stiff batter.
Cover.
Let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, 45 to 60 minutes.
Generously grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.
Preheat oven to 350° (175°C).
Stir down batter.
Spoon into prepared pan.
Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until golden brown.
Immediately remove from pan.
Cool slightly.-Prepare Citrus Glaze.
Spoon glaze over bread, letting excess drip down sides.
Citrus Glaze: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl; mix-well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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