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Basic Sweet Dough


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  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 pkgs active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 9.5-10 cups sifted flour



Step 1

Scald milk; stir in butter, sugar and salt. Cool to lukewarm

Dissolve yeast in warm water

Add lukewarm milk mixture, eggs, and half of flour to yeast; beat until smooth. Stire in as much of remaining flour as necessary to make slightly stiff dough.

Turn dough out on floured board; let rest 5 minutes. Knead 5-8 minutes, until smooth and elastic. Put dough in greased bowl and grease top. Cover; let rise in warm palce until double in bulk, about one hour. Punch down and divide in thirdds and use in variations that follow:

Swedish tea Ring, Date Bread, Apricot Crescents


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