Swedish Tea Ring

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“This is a wonderful brunch recipe. I like to place a warm dish of apple butter in the center when making this with apple slices.”
1hr 30mins
2 large tea rings

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water until dissolved.
  2. Add next three ingredients and beat well.
  3. Add egg and lard then stir.
  4. Mix in 3 1/2 cups of flour.
  5. Gradually add the rest of the flour until dough is easy to handle.
  6. Place in large bowl.
  7. Grease top of dough and cover.
  8. Refrigerate until double.
  9. (May be left overnight and used early the next morning).
  10. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  11. Punch down dough.
  12. Roll out 1/2 the dough into an oblong and butter well.
  13. Sprinkle w/ sugar and spice mix.
  14. Add fruit layer if you like.
  15. Roll up as a jellyroll.
  16. Place on large baking sheet and join ends together to form circle of dough.
  17. Using kitchen scissors, snip 2/3 way thru in 1 inch intervals.
  18. Turn sections until one sections lays on top of the next completing the ring.
  19. Let raise until double.
  20. Bake until 30 minutes or so until done.
  21. Using spatulas remove ring to seving plate while it is still very warm.
  22. Pour confectioners sugar glaze over warm ring and decorate w/ nuts, cherries etc.

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