Swedish Coffee Bread
2 cups milk, scalded
1 cake yeast, softened in
2 Tablespoons sugar
6-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
15 cardamom seeds, finely ground
1/2 teaspoon salt
- Beat together milk,
yeast, 2 tablespoons sugar and 3 cups flour.
- Set aside in a warm place to rise until double in bulk.
- Cream the
shortening and 3/4-cup sugar.
the cardamom seeds to the cream mixture.
Then add them to the risen flour ingredients.
- Now, mix in the
remaining flour and salt to the yeast flour mixture.
Knead about 5 minutes into soft dough.
- Cover with a cloth and let rise in a warm place until dough doubles
Preheat Oven to
- Shape dough into
two loaves, let rise in a warm place until they double in size again.
- Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 35 minutes or until you can
insert a knife into center and it comes out clean.
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