You are here

Cardamom Braid

American.Gourmet's picture
<p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardamom_bread">Image Credit</a></p>
Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sifted all-purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Ground cardamom 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a large mixing bowl and mix yeast, 3/4 cup of the flour, and cardamom.
2) Warm milk, butter or margarine, sugar, and salt. Stir in between. Pour it into dry mixture.
3) Add egg to this mixture and beat at low speed for 30 seconds and then at high speed or 3 minutes.
4) Add flour slowly to make moderately soft dough. Knead the dough until smooth and elastic.
5) Put the dough into a lightly greased bowl and cover. Let it rise for 1 ¼ hours. Punch it down.
6) Dust surface lightly and divide the dough into three and form balls. Let them rest for 10 minutes.
7) Now, roll each dough ball into a 16-inch long rope.
8) Take a baking sheet and lightly grease it. Place the ropes 1-inch apart on it.
9) Then, braid loosely from middle towards end and pinch ends an tuck under.
10) Cover and let it sit for 40 minutes.
11) Brush the braids with milk and dust some sugar.
12) Now, bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes.

SERVING
13) Serve cardamom braid with tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Cardamom
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.266665
Average: 4.3 (18 votes)