*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                MANDELBREIT
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    (8 oz.)can almond paste
                         Crumbled
    3       c            Sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Butter/margerine
    1       c            Shortening
    3       c            Whole eggs (about 12)
   12       c            All-purpose flour
      1/4   c            Baking powder
    1 1/2   ts           Vanilla extract
    1       t            Almond extract
    1       c            Walnuts, coarsely chopped
      1/4   c            Candied fruits
    1                    Egg, well beaten, for wash
 
   Mandelbreit
   
   Sugar
   
   FROSTING: 1 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup water
   
   (Makes 6 (12 inch) rolls
   
   In a large bowl combine almond paste, sugar, salt,
   butter, shortening and eggs. Beat till smooth.  Beat
   in flour, baking powder and extracts.  Place dough on
   a floured surface and knead a few times til smooth
   ball is formed. Cut dough into 3 pieces. Preheat oven
   to 375 F. (Moderate)  To prepare filling, mix cocoa,
   sugar and water in a bowl til a paste is  formed. Roll
   out 1 piece of dough to a 24 X 6-inch rectangle. Spoon
   paste in a long ribbon down the center of the dough.
   Wrap dough around filling and shape into a smooth
   roll.  Cut roll into 2 (12 inch) lengths and place on
   a greased cookie sheet about 4 inches apart.  Repeat
   with the second piece of dough spreading with walnuts.
   Repeat with third piece of dough spreading with
   candied fruits. Brush all rolls with egg wash and
   sprinkle with additional sugar.  Bake the 6 rolls for
   45 minutes, or until richly browned.  Cool on racks.
   Cut rolls into1-inch pieces, slicing crosswise. NOTE:
   Mandelbreit tastes even better after aging for 1 week
   wrapped in foil. Slice after unwrapping.
  
 
 
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