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 cookiesheet. Let rise in a warm (90) degree 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.
Collected out of a magazine by Brigitte Sealing Cyberealm BBS, Watertown, NY