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Fruit & Nut Bread

 Fruit & Nut Bread
This recipe makes great use of convenient frozen bread dough. The tender bread makes a pretty loaf to bring to a holiday gathering or to give as a gift.— Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dates
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • Turn bread dough onto a floured surface; roll out to 1-in. thickness.
  • Sprinkle the walnuts, raisins, cranberries and dates over dough;
  • fold over and knead well until the fruit and nuts are evenly mixed
  • into dough. Shape into a round loaf and place in a greased 9-in.
  • round baking pan.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes. Beat egg white
  • and honey; brush over loaf. With a sharp knife, make 2 shallow
  • crosses across top of loaf. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or
  • until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12
  • wedges).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 170 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber,

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Fruit & Nut Bread (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.