Swedish Tea Ring

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 rings
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine milk, sugar, eggs, salt, butter, and cardamon in a large bowl.
  • Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) and stir in brown sugar.
  • Add yeast mixture to milk mixture. Gradually add flour, using a dough hook on an electric mixer or wooden spoon. Add enough additional flour to form a soft dough.
  • Place in greased bowl and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Divide dough in half, rolling each half into an 18x12 inch rectangle.
  • Filling:.
  • Combine butter and cinnamon-sugar mixture. Spread half of the mixture over each dough piece. Sprinkle each half with 1 1/2 tsps. cinnamon.
  • Starting at the long end, roll up dough and seal edges. Place on baking sheet, sealing edges to form a circle.
  • With knife or scissors, cut diagonally 3/4 of the way through each roll at 1 inch intervals. Using your hands gently fan slices.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove and place on wire rack. Cool.
  • Glaze:.
  • Combine powdered sugar, milk, and almond extract. Beat until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled tea rings.
  • Use candied cherries and Pecan halves to decorate the top.
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