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Holiday Sour Cream Rings

  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (Two 1/4 Ounce Packets)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (110 To 115 Degrees Fahrenheit)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Sour cream 16 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground mace 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamom 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped candied pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brandy/Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange juice 6 Teaspoon
  Whole candied cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add eggs, sour cream, sugar, butter, salt, mace, cardamom and 3 cups flour; beat until smooth.
Add enough remaininglflour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover arid let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Mlean-while, combine raisins, pineapple, cherries and brandy or orange juice; mix well and set aside.
Punch dough down.
Pat into a 16-in.x 12-in.rectangle.
Sprinkle with fruit.j Fold over and knead lightly to distribute fruit.
Divide dough into sixths.
Roll each portion into a 16-in.rope.
Place two ropes on a greased baking sheet.
Intertwine them seven to eight times, joining ends to form a ring.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden.
Cool 15 minutes.
Combine confectioners' sugar and orange juice; spread over rings.
Decorate with caijidied cherries

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6927 Calories from Fat 1528

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 171 g263.5%

Saturated Fat 95.7 g478.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 820.1 mg273.4%

Sodium 1676.5 mg69.9%

Total Carbohydrates 1237 g412.3%

Dietary Fiber 30.7 g122.9%

Sugars 538 g

Protein 116 g231.6%

Vitamin A 101.5% Vitamin C 38.8%

Calcium 78.5% Iron 254.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Holiday Sour Cream Rings Recipe