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  • Serves: 25 Servings

Pear Tea Ring

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Dried Pears, snipped (1/2
  • -pound)
  • 1 1/2 c Raisins, dark or golden -or-
  • -Dried Currants (1/4 pound)
  • 3/4 c Dried Figs, snipped (1/8
  • -pound)
  • 3/4 c Walnuts, chopped
  • 2 c Water
  • 1/3 c Brandy -or- Unsweetened
  • -Apple Sauce
  • 1 pk (or 1 tablespoon) Active Dry
  • -Yeast
  • 1/4 c Warm Water (110 to 115
  • -degrees)
  • 1/3 c Vegetable Oil
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 3/4 ts Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 3/4 To 4 c Whole Wheat Flour


Combine the pears, raisins (or dried currants), figs, walnuts, 2 cups water
and brandy (or unsweetened apple juice) in a bowl. Let stand overnight or
at least 3 hours.

Dissolve the yeast in the warm water. Add the oil, sugar and cinnamon.
Blend in the dried fruit and nut mixture. Stir in enough flour to make a
stiff dough. Beat well.

Spoon the dough into a 10-inch tube pan or Bundt pan. Let rise in a warm
place 1 to 1-1/2 hours, or until almost doubled.

Bake in a 400-degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool in the pan for 10

Remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack. When cooled
thoroughly, wrap in aluminum foil and store for at least 3 days before

Cake may be kept in an airtight container in a cool place for several weeks
before use.

Serves 25

One Serving = Calories: 190 Carbohydrates: 34 Protein: 4 Fat: 6 Sodium: 3
Potassium: 249 Cholesterol: 0

Exchange Value: 1 Bread Exchange + 1-1/2 Fruit Exchange + 1 Fat Exchange

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