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Merry Christmas Wreath Recipe
|Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed yeast||1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Well beaten egg||1|
|Sifted all purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2467 Calories from Fat 602
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68 g104.9%
Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.4%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 234.1 mg
Sodium 2112.6 mg88%
Total Carbohydrates 399 g132.9%
Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.2%
Sugars 63.4 g
Protein 61 g122.9%
Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.04%
Calcium 35.4% Iron 125.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Combine milk, sugar, shortening and salt.
Cool to lukewarm.
Add softened yeast and egg.
Gradually stir in flour to form soft dough: beat vigorously.
Cover; let rise in a warm place till double, about 2 hours.
Grease a 10-inch ring mold; spread bottom with Sugar-Fruit Topping: Melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine; add 2 tablespoons light corn syrup and 1/2 cup brown sugar.
Place halved candied cherries, cut side up, and almonds on sugar mixture.
Shape dough in small balls: roll in melted butter: place 2 rows deep in pan.
Bake in a hot oven (400°) 20 minutes.
Loosen; turn out quickly.