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Recipe Name: Fig Square Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Breads Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 16

1 or 1 tablespoon Active
Dried yeast
1/4 Cup(s) Warm Water, 110 to 115
1/4 Cup(s) Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
2 Tablespoon(s) Vegetable oil
1/2 Cup(s) Milk, at room temperature
1 Egg
1 Teaspoon(s) Orange Rind, Grated
1 Cup(s) Whole wheat flour
1 1/2 Cup(s) Unbleached white flour
1 1/2 Cup(s) Dried Figs, snipped
1 Cup(s) Water
1/2 Teaspoon(s) ground allspice
Confectioners' sugar, Confectioners' sugar
Soften the yeast in the warm water. Combine the sugar, salt, oil,
milk,egg and orange rind in a large bowl. Beat well. Add the yeast
mixtureand the 1 cup of whole wheat flour. Beat. Add the remaining
flour. Extraflour may be needed if the dough is sticky.Turn onto a
lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, about 5minutes.
Transfer to an oiled bowl, cover with a damp towel and let risefor 1
hour.Meanwhile, prepare the fig filling by combining the figs, water
andallspice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer
untilthe mixture is thick. Mash the figs with a potato masher or large
spoonduring cooking. Cool.Punch down the dough. Roll into a 1/2-inch
thick rectangle 8 incheswide. Spread with the fig filling. Roll up like
a jelly roll. Fit into alightly oiled 8-inch-square pan. Seal the edges
together. At each cornercut with a scissors to fit into the shape of
the pan. Make two slasheson top of each side. Let rise until doubled,
about 30 minutes. Bake in a350-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes.
Cool.May be sprinkled lightly with confectioners' sugar just before
serving.Serves 16One Serving = Calories: 136 Carbohydrates: 26 Protein:
3 Fat: 3 Sodium:72 Potassium: 164 Cholesterol: 17Exchange Value: 1
Bread Exchange + 1 Fruit Exchange + 1/2 Fat ExchangeSource: Holiday
Cookbook, American Diabetes Association, ISBN0-13-024894-0, by Betty
Wedman, M.S.,R.D.From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 144
Calories From Fat: 23
Total Fat: 2.6g
Cholesterol: 12.2mg
Sodium: 83.4mg
Potassium: 138.4mg
Carbohydrates: 27.7g
Fiber: 2.1g
Sugar: 10.3g
Protein: 3.4g

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