Svenskt Vete Bröd - Swedish Coffee Bread

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READY IN: 4hrs 5mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat milk to scalding and let cool to lukewarm (80F).
  • Soften yeast in lukewarm water.
  • Add 2 tablespoons sugar and when dissolved, add to milk with three cups flour.
  • Beat well and set aside to rise until doubled in bulk.
  • Remove cardomom from seeds and grind very fine.
  • Cream shortening and remaining 3/4 cup sugar until light.
  • Add ground cardamom seeds and mix with sponge.
  • Sift remaining flour with salt; add to sponge and knead into a smooth and elastic dough.
  • Cover and let rise until double in bulk.
  • Punch down and shape into rolls or loaves and place on a lightly greased pan.
  • Let rise in a warm place until double in bulk, about 45 minutes.
  • While dough is rising, preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Bake 35 minutes.
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