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Scandinavian Almond Ring (Basic Sweet Dough)

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Egg
  • 1 3/4 c Ground blanched or un
  • -blanched almonds (7 ounces)
  • 1/4 c Lightly salted butter or
  • -margarine, at room
  • Temperature
  • 1/3 c Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 ts Almond extract
  • 1 tb Sweet sherry wine or vanilla
  • -extract
  • 1/2 ts Ground cardamom seed
  • 1/2 Recipe Basic Sweet Dough
  • 2 ts Milk, mixed with 1 teaspoon
  • -granulated sugar


Beat the egg in a medium-sized bowl Add the almonds, butter, sugar, almond
extract, sherry, and cardamom. Mix well. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

Roll out the Basic Sweet Dough to a rectangle 12 x 18 inches. Spread the
almond filling evenly over the dough, leaving 2 inches along one long side.
Starting from the other long side, roll up the dough like a jelly roll.
Place, seam down, on a lightly greased baking sheet, twist into a circle
and pinch the ends to join. Using scissors, make cuts about three-fourths
of the way through the dough at about 1-inch intervals. Cover and let rise
for 20 minutes in a warm place.

Heat the oven to 350F. Bake the coffee cake for 25 to 30 minutes until
golden brown. Remove from the oven and brush with the milk-sugar mixture.
Cool on a wire rack.

Makes one coffeecake.

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