I found this recipe in the food section of the news paper. It makes a really nice addition to any brunch or coffee and dessert evening with friends. The filling is sour cherry that makes this a special treat and just a bit different from a traditional cinnamon loaf.
-3 3/4 cups of flour
-1/2 cup sugar
-1 pkg quick rise yeast
-1 tsp salt
-1 cup milk
-1/4 cup water
-1/2 cup butter or margarine
-1 large egg
1- Combine 1 1/4 cup flour, sugar, dry yeast and salt.
2- Heat milk water and butter til very warm and butter is melted.
3- Gradually add to dry ingredients.
4- Beat 2 minutes, scraping bowl.
5- Add egg and 1/2 cup flour. Beat 2 more minutes, adding enough flour to make stiff batter.
6- Cover with greased plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2-24 hours.
7- Divide dough in half.
8- Roll each half into a 18x10 in rectangle.
9- Spread with cherry filling to 1/2" from the edge.
10-Roll up and pinch to seal, make a ring.
11- Place on greased baking sheets.
12- Cut in 1" intervals 2/3 through. Twist each section sideways.
13- Cover till double about 1 hour.
14- Bake at 375 for 20-25 min.
15- Remove to rack to cool.
16- Drizzle with glaze
-1/2 cup brown sugar
-1/2 cup chopped pecans
1-398 ml. can of tart pitted cherries, drained
(I used 2 cans)
-1 cup icing sugar
1-2 tbsp. milk