Grandma Nett's Swedish Coffee Bread

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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix yeast and lukewarm water in a large bowl to proof and set aside.
  • Scald milk in a large saucepan. Add butter, sugar, salt, and cardamom to milk and cool to lukewarm. Once milk is lukewarm, add to yeast mixture.
  • Add eggs and mix well.
  • Add half the flour, mix, add remainder, mix and knead on floured board until smooth and satiny.
  • Place in lightly buttered bowl, turning over once to coat with shortening. Cover with thin towel. Let rise in warm place until double.
  • Punch down and form braids on greased baking sheet. (Divide in 2, then each half in 3, then each of these in 3 . Braid 3 portions together. Total 6 short loaves.).
  • Let rise and bake until golden and springs back when thumped.
  • No temp given, but we assume 350 and about 25 minutes to bake.
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