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Danish Twist

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This Danish Twist one of the best holiday twists that I've ever tasted. Try this bread bake with cardamom flavorings and almond- meringue toppings for your next party dessert. Feel free to express yourself about this Danish Twist here.
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon (105°-115°F)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 4 Tablespoon, firmly packed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cardamom 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Confectioners icing 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Glaze 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten with 1 tablespoon water

1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Heat milk, brown sugar, salt, and butter to warm (105°€”115°F).
2 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, cardamom, yeast mixture, and milk mixture in large bowl. Add egg yolks, and mix thoroughly.
3 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Divide dough in half, make 2 ropes about 18 inches long, and twist.
6 Place on greased baking sheet. Make glaze and brush on loaf. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 30 minutes.
7 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven about 40 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.
8 Make Confectioners' Icing and drizzle on twist. Decorate with sliced almonds.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2011 Calories from Fat 671

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g117.5%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g192.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 722 mg240.7%

Sodium 637.3 mg26.6%

Total Carbohydrates 288 g96.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.2%

Sugars 87.3 g

Protein 48 g95.2%

Vitamin A 45.8% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 31% Iron 88.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Danish Twist Recipe