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4 hrs 30 mins
Michelle S.'s Note:
This recipe is posted by request. It is from the cookbook "Delectably Danish" by Julie Jensen McDonald. It was given to her by the owners of O & H bakeryin Racine Wisconsin and featured on the Food network.
My Private Note
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- 3/4 cup butter
- 1 package cake yeast
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup lukewarm milk
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
- 1 egg
- 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
Butterscotch filling for 2 kringles
- 1Divide butter in half and spread each half on waxed paper to an 8x8 inch square.
- 3Dissolve yeast in warm water.
- 4Add lukewarm milk, sugar, salt, lemon extract and egg, mixing well.
- 5Add flour and mix until smooth.
- 6Roll dough on well floured board to an 12x8 inch rectangle.
- 7Place one piece of chilled butter on two thirds of dough.
- 8Fold uncovered third of dough over the middle third, then fold the remaining third over top.
- 9Again fold one end over middle third, and fold remaining third over top, making a square of nine layers.
- 10Wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate 30 minutes.
- 11Roll dough again to an 8x12 inch rectangle.
- 12Add chilled butter and fold the same way.
- 13This makes 18 layers.
- 14Refrigerate 2 hours.
- 15Cut dough into 2 equal pieces.
- 16Lightly roll one piece at a time, until piece is about 20x6 inches.
- 17Spread center third of dough with butterscotch filling, then add fruit, nuts, raisins and so on-- or top with jam.
- 18Fold one of the long edges to the middle, moisten other edge and fold over top to cover filling.
- 19Seal well.
- 20Put kringle on a greased baking sheet and form into an oval shape, pressing ends of kringle together to form a continuous circle.
- 21Flatten dough with hands.
- 22Cover kringle for 1 hour at 70 degrees.
- 23Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
- 24Cool, then ice with a mixture of powdered sugar and water.
Nutritional Facts for Kringle
Serving Size: 1 (957 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 3826.6
- Calories from Fat 1879
- Total Fat 208.8 g
- Saturated Fat 129.6 g
- Cholesterol 723.1 mg
- Sodium 3270.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 460.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.8 g
- Sugars 264.4 g
- Protein 38.2 g
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