Swedish Tea Ring

Recipe by Aroostook
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Dissolve yeast in warm water until dissolved.
  • Add next three ingredients and beat well.
  • Add egg and lard then stir.
  • Mix in 3 1/2 cups of flour.
  • Gradually add the rest of the flour until dough is easy to handle.
  • Place in large bowl.
  • Grease top of dough and cover.
  • Refrigerate until double.
  • (May be left overnight and used early the next morning).
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Punch down dough.
  • Roll out 1/2 the dough into an oblong and butter well.
  • Sprinkle w/ sugar and spice mix.
  • Add fruit layer if you like.
  • Roll up as a jellyroll.
  • Place on large baking sheet and join ends together to form circle of dough.
  • Using kitchen scissors, snip 2/3 way thru in 1 inch intervals.
  • Turn sections until one sections lays on top of the next completing the ring.
  • Let raise until double.
  • Bake until 30 minutes or so until done.
  • Using spatulas remove ring to seving plate while it is still very warm.
  • Pour confectioners sugar glaze over warm ring and decorate w/ nuts, cherries etc.