- Exported from MasterCook
CRAN-APPLE STREUSEL BREAD
6 Preparation Time :
Categories : Fruits Breads
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
1 lb Loaf frozen bread dough, or -1 loaf homemade Wt
1 cn Cinnamon apple pie filling
-(21 oz) 1 c Cranberries, fresh or -frozen, whole
1 tb Orange juice
1 tb Grated orange
-peel (zest)colored part only
1 t Lemon juice
1 t Apple pie spice
1/4 c Milk (approx)
3/4 c Walnuts, chopped, divided
1/4 c Flour, all purpose
1/4 c Sugar
2 tb Brown sugar
1/2 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/4 c Butter, softened
This recipe is shaped like a wreath or individual loaves for gift giving.
Cranberries, fresh fruit, nuts and spices combine bright color and a
refreshing flavor for a holiday favorite. A nutty streusel topping and a
sweet hint of glaze complete the picture.
Preliminaries; Thaw frozen bread dough until pliable according to package
directions. Fifteen minutes prior to baking, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix apple pie filling with cranberries, orange juice,
orange peel, lemon juice and apple pie spice. Set aside. Prepare Streusel
topping (recipe follows). Cut loaf into 3 even pieces. On a lightly
floured work surface roll out each piece of dough into a 8 by 7 inch
rectangle. Cut the dough with kitchen shears to obtain the correct
measurement if needed. Place on baking sheet.
2 inch long cuts at
1 inch intervals on both of the
7 inch sides of
dough rectangle. Spread 1 cup of cran-apple mixture lengthwise down center
third of dough. Top filling with 1/4 cup walnuts. Fold strips diagonally
over filling, overlapping strips to give a braided look. Brush dough strips
1/4 cup streusel mix. Repeat with remaining
30 minutes in warm place. bake in preheated
25 to 30 minutes, covering with aluminum foil after
minutes to prevent over-browning. Remove bread from baking sheet to cool.
Bread may be drizzled with glaze, if desired (recipe follows)
1/4 cup powdered sugar with
1 tsp milk; stir until blended.
STREUSEL TOPPING Procedure; In a medium bowl combine flour, sugars and cinnamon; stir until well mixed. Cut in butter using a pastry cutter until
butter is the size of small peas. Use as directed above... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -