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Currant Tea Ring

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Currant tea rings are a perfect snack to serve with evening tea when you have invited guest for the high tea. These rings are sweet and delicious, fit right for small parties. These can also be served in children's parties. Try making them yourself at home.
Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yeast 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon (To Sprinkle)
  All-purpose flour 7 Cup (112 tbs), sifted
  Butter 6 Tablespoon, softened
  Eggs 3
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (To Sprinkle)
  Currants 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon (To Sprinkle)
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, pour milk and scald it. Cool to lukewarm.
2)In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup lukewarm water and milk.
3)Dissolve yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar in milk mixture.
4)Add 3 cups flour and beat slowly until smooth.
5)In another bowl, beat butter well and add eggs, one at a time, beat until fluffy.
6)Add egg mixture to dough.
7)Fold in remaining flour, salt and 1/4 cup sugar gradually. Mix well.
8)Knead the dough on floured board.
9)Take a greased bowl and put the dough, cover it. Let it rise for 2 hours.
10)Roll dough out into 1/4-inch thick oblong shape. Brush with additional melted butter.
11)Sprinkle brown sugar, currants and cinnamon.
12)Take a large greased cookie sheet, place it and roll up lengthwise and shape into circle.
13)Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
14)Frost with icing while warm.

SERVING
15)Serve the currant tea rings with tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Currant
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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