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Cherry Christmas Wreath

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This Cherry Christmas Wreath makes your festival a much cherished one. Once your guests taste this fruity bread filled with almonds and orange they'll never ever forget its distinctive taste in life. Try this Cherry Christmas Wreath and tell me if you like it.
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105-115F)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Confectioners icing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Cherry pie filling 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange peel 1 Teaspoon, grated

1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Heat salt, sugar, butter, and milk to warm (105°-115°F).
2 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast mixture, and milk mixture in mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add egg and enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
4 Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top.
5 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour. Combine ingredients for filling. Mix thoroughly.
6 Punch down dough. Roll into a 9 x 18-inch rectangle. Spread filling down center third. Roll up jelly-roll style, and pinch seam. Form into a circle, and pinch ends. Place on greased baking sheet.
7 With scissors, cut 1-inch intervals. Turn cut sections up.
8 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 30 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack. Make icing. Drizzle on loaf, and decorate with cherries.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3233 Calories from Fat 1037

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g179.2%

Saturated Fat 53.6 g268.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 439.7 mg146.6%

Sodium 893.6 mg37.2%

Total Carbohydrates 484 g161.4%

Dietary Fiber 19.1 g76.4%

Sugars 142 g

Protein 65 g130%

Vitamin A 63.1% Vitamin C 18.9%

Calcium 39.6% Iron 121.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cherry Christmas Wreath Recipe