Cherry Tea Ring Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Yeast1⁄4 Ounce
 Warm water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sifted flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Soft butter1 Tablespoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cherries1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 363 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 26.1 mg

Sodium 209.5 mg8.7%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 18.5 g

Protein 7 g14.2%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 14.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl; add milk, sugar, salt, egg, shortening and 2 cups flour.
Mix until smooth.
Add enough flour to make soft easily handled dough.
Knead until smooth.
Place in greased bowl; cover.
Let rise for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Punch down; let rise for 30 minutes or until doubled again.
Roll dough into 15 x 9-inch rectangle; spread with butter.
Mix 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, pecans and cherries; sprinkle over dough.
Roll up tightly; seal edges.
Place sealed edge down in ring on lightly greased baking sheet.
Pinch ends together.
Make cuts with scissors 2/3 through ring at 1-inch intervals; turn sections on sides.
Let rise for 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes.
Top with powdered sugar icing, if desired.