Christmas Spiral Bread

Christmas Spiral Bread
Yield: 6 Servings

1 Loaf (14-16 oz) frozen sweet -or white dough bread, -thawed
1/3 c Chopped red candied cherries
1/3 c Chopped green candied cherries
1/4 c Chopped toasted slivered almonds
1 Slightly beaten egg white
1 Egg yolk
1 tb Water


Grease a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. On a lightly floured surface roll
dough into a 14 x 9 inch rectangle. Combine candied cherries, almonds
and egg white. Spread over dough. Beginning at short ends, roll each
side up jelly-roll style to center. Place dough double roll side up
in prepared pan. Cover, let rise until loaf just comes to top of pan.
Combine egg yolk and water. Brush over loaf. Bake in 350 degree oven
25-30 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack. Drizzle or
spread with icing.

ICING: Mix 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon milk until
smooth. Add more milk a few drops at a time to desired consistency