Christmas Fruit Bread
1 lb Frozen bread dough
1/2 c Candied mixed fruit
1/2 c Walnut, chopped
1/4 c Mincemeat
1 c Confectioners sugar
4 tsp Milk
1/8 tsp ground cardamom
Thaw frozen bread dough according to package directions.
On a lightly flowered board pull dough out until it is 12 inches long.
Knead in the fruit, mincemeat and the nuts into the dough.
With a sharp knife cut dough into 3 ropes, 12 inches long.
Press the 3 ropes together on one end and braid on a greased cookie sheet.
Let rise in a warm place until double in bulk; about 1 1/2 hours. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes. Cool. Combine the sugar, milk and cardamom, spread this glaze over bread.