*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Fruit 'n Nut Wreath
 
 Recipe By     : Fleischmann’s Active Dry Yeast
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           warm water -- 105 to 115 degrees
    1      package       Fleischmann’s Active Dry Yeast
      1/4  cup           butter or margarine -- softened
      1/4  cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1                    egg
    3 1/2  cups          all-purpose flour
                         *Date Nut Filling*
    8      ounces        Dromedary Chopped Dates
      1/2  cup           whole bran cereal
      1/2  cup           chopped walnuts
    2      tablespoons   packed brown sugar
    2      tablespoons   butter -- melted
    1      teaspoon      Spice Islands Ground Cinnamon
                         *Confectioner’s Sugar Frosting*
    1      cup           confectioner’s sugar
    4      teaspoons     milk -- to 5
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla extract
 
 Place water in large, warm bowl. Sprinkle in yeast; stir until dissolved.
 Stir in butter, sugar, salt, egg and enough flour to make soft dough. Knead
 on floured surface until smooth, about 8 minutes. Place in greased bowl,
 turning to grease top. Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1
 to 1 1/2 hours.
 
 Punch dough douwn. On floured surface, roll dough to 20 x 12 inches; cut
 into three 20 x 4 inch strips. Sprinkle 1/3 date filling along center of
 each strip. Pinch seams and ends to seal. Roll and stretch ropes to 24
 inches. Place ropes, side by side, with seam sides down; braid. Form into
 wreath; pinch ends to seal. Transfer to greased baking sheet. Cover; let
 rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. BAke at 375 degrees F for 30
 minutes or until done. Remove from sheet; cool on wire rack. Frost.
 
 DATE NUT FILLING: Combine all filling ingredients
 
 CONFECTIONER'S SUGAR FROSTING: Combine all frosting ingredients. Beat until
 smooth.
 
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