Norwegian Figure-8 Cakes Kringla

Recipe by Olha7397
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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 60 cakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in the warm water.
  • Add 1 Tablespoon of the sugar and let stand until yeast foams, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining sugar, butter, cream, anise seed, and eggs.
  • Beat well.
  • Stir in the flour, 1 cup at a time, beating well to keep mixture smooth and satiny.
  • All of the flour should be moistened.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.
  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper or grease lightly.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface.
  • Cut it into pieces the size of large walnut.
  • Roll out to strands about 8 inches long.
  • Twist into figure-8s.
  • Place on baking sheets.
  • Let rise 1 hour until puffy.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Bake for 15 minutes until golden.
  • Brush baked kringla with melted butter.
  • These are best served just out of the oven.
  • The Great Scandinavian Baking Book.
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