Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 25 mins

Also known as Pulla, a Finnish bread. I love this bread toasted with just a little bit of butter.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in milk, sugar, salt, cardamom, eggs, and enough flour to make a batter. Beat till smooth and elastic. Add about 3 cups flour and beat well. Add the melted butter and stir in well. Beat again. Stir in remaining flour for a stiff dough.
  2. Turn out on board. Let rest, covered, 15 minutes.
  3. Knead.
  4. Place onto greased bowl, turn and cover. Let rise until doubled (about 1 hour).
  5. Punch down and let rise again (about 30 minutes).
  6. Shape on greased bake sheet. Typically, this bread is braided but it can also just be in the form of a loaf. Let rise again (about 20 minutes).
  7. Glaze with 1 egg (beaten) and sprinkle with sugar.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 25-30 minute Remove when light golden brown.

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