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Shane's Holiday Bread Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, January 29, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup of sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cop cold butter ( 1 stick)
1 cup dried tart cherries or other dried fruit, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
1 tsp vanilla extract1.
2 tsp grated fresh lemon peel
2 lg eggs
confectioners sugar (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1.- Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease lg. cookie sheet. In lg. bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. With pastry blender or using two knives scissor-fashion, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in ricotta, dried cherries, pecan, vanilla, lemon peel, and eggs until well combined. 2.- Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. With floured hands, gently knead dough two or three times to blend. With floured rolling pin, roll dough into 10" oval. Fold oval lengthwise, bringing top half over so that bottom of dough extends by about 1 inch. 3.- Place stollen on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 55-60 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes our clean. Transfer to wire rack, cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar to coat just before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 slices
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min. bake 55 min

 

 

 

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