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Basic Sweet Dough

Ingredients
  Warm milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Yeast 2 Tablespoon
  Unrefined safflower oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raw honey 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sea salt 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Lemon 1
  Whole wheat flour 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg/Mace, or cardamom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Sprinkle yeast into milk.
Stir until yeast is dissolved.
Add oil, honey, salt, eggs, and grated rind and lemon juice.
Stir well.
Stir in flour and spice.
Dough should be softer than for loaf bread.
Place the dough on a lightly floured board and knead.
Put in an oiled bowl.
Turn to oil the surface.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in bulk.
Punch down.
Shape into coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, tea rings, twists, braids, etc.
Brush with butter.
Let rise until almost doubled.
Bake in 350° oven.
Bake some now, freeze some for company.
Wrap shaped breads, cakes, or rolls in freezer wrap and freeze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American

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