Recipe #989  

Ham and Cheese Ring

Ham and Cheese Ring Recipe | Holiday and Specialty Breads | This recipe has earned the goodfibes™ seal indicating it is a good source of fiber.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Proof Time: 60 minutes
Bake Time: 25 to 30 minutes

This recipe has earned the goodfibes™ seal indicating it is a good source of fiber.

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 envelope Fleischmann’s® RapidRise Yeast
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/3 cup butter OR margarine
1 egg
1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
8 slices deli ham, chopped
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese


Combine whole wheat flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a large mixer bowl.  Heat milk and butter until very warm (120° to 130°F).  Add to bowl with egg.  Beat for 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.  Gradually add all-purpose flour until dough forms a soft ball.  Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes.  Cover; let dough rest for 10 minutes.

Combine mayonnaise and mustard until smooth.  Roll dough into a 16 x 10-inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface.  Spread mayonnaise mixture to within 1/2-inch of the edges.  Sprinkle with ham and cheese.  Roll up tightly from long side.  Pinch seams to seal; shape into ring. Place on greased baking sheet. Cut 2/3 through ring at 1-inch intervals. Twist each section sideways. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.  Let cool 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information:
Per Serving:
Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
Calories 380; Total fat 16 g; Saturated fat 6 g;
Cholesterol 55 mg; Sodium 510 mg; Carbohydrates 49 g;
Dietary fiber 5 g (1.2 g/oz); Sugars 6 g; Protein 12 g