Candy Cane Bread

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 10 breads
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut in the butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add nuts.
  • Mix egg and milk. Stir into dry mixture just till moistened.
  • On a lightly floured surface, pat dough to a 10 x 7-inch rectangle, 1/2 inch thick. Cut crosswise into 1-inch strips. Twist each strip by holding both ends. Bend 1 end to form a candy cane.
  • Place several inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or till light brown.
  • Carefully transfer to rack. Cool. Coat each cane with powdered Sugar Icing. Decorate, using decorator icing, cinnamon candies, or peppermint candies as desired. Makes 10.
  • Powdered Sugar Icing: In bowl combine 2 cups sifted powdered sugar and enough milk to make of drizzling consistency.
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