Almond Cinnamon Braid

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line a 15x10x1" baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Unroll crescent dough into prepared pan; seal seams and perforations.
  • Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over dough.
  • Combine the almonds, butter, extract and remaining sugar; spread lengthwise down the center of the dough.
  • On each long side, cut 1-inch wide strips about 2.5 inches into center.
  • Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling and then pinch ends to seal.
  • Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool for 10 minutes and remove to a wire rack.
  • For icing: in a bowl, combine confectioner's sugar, extract and enough milk to achieve a smooth consistency.
  • Drizzle over braid and then sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Serve warm.
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