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Christmas Bread Recipe
|Active dry yeast||1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Warm water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (110 To 115 F)|
|Evaporated milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|All-purpose flour||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs) (Divided)|
|Chopped mixed candied fruit||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Confectionery sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4187 Calories from Fat 879
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 100 g153.3%
Saturated Fat 30.5 g152.3%
Trans Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 481.6 mg
Sodium 1458.9 mg60.8%
Total Carbohydrates 731 g243.8%
Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.7%
Sugars 294.6 g
Protein 88 g175.6%
Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 6.1%
Calcium 70.4% Iron 165.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add evaporated milk, sugar, shortening, salt, eggs and 2 cups of flour; beat until smooth.
Stir in fruit and enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (do not knead).
Place in a greased bowl.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/4 hours.
Punch dough down.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead 3-4 minutes.
Pat evenly into a greased 10-in.tube pan.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until nearly doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.
Combine confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla; drizzle over bread.
Garnish with candied fruit if desired