Christmas Bread I


  • 1 lbs frozen bread dough
  • ½ cup mixed candied fruits
  • ½ cup walnut halves
  • ¼ cup mincemeat
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 tsp milk
  • ? tsp cardamom


  1. Thaw frozen bread dough according to package directions.
  2. On a lightly flowered board pull dough out until it is 12 inches long.
  3. Knead in the fruit, mincemeat and the nuts into the dough.
  4. With a sharp knife cut dough into 3 ropes, 12 inches long.
  5. Press the 3 ropes together on one end and braid on a greased cookie sheet.
  6. Let rise in a warm (90) degree place until double in bulk, about 1½ hours.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 25 - 30 minutes.
  8. Cool. Combine the sugar, milk and cardamom, spread this glaze over bread.
This article uses material from the "Christmas Bread I" article on the Recipes wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License