Swedish Bread

Swedish Bread Recipe

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Rebecca Posey


My grandfather was from Sweden and every Christmas my grandmother would make loaves and loaves of this bread to give to people. It's a slightly sweet bread and so yummy! The prep time is an estimate. Y'all know that sometimes bread takes longer to rise than you anticipate! :) Makes two loaves.


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3 Hr
35 Min


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1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/4 c
water, warm
1 1/2 c
milk, whole
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
cardamon seeds, ground
6 c
all purpose flour
1 stick

How to Make Swedish Bread


  • 1In a large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water.
  • 2Melt butter in saucepan and stir in milk. Pour the lukewarm mixture into the yeast.
  • 3Stir in the salt, sugar and cardamon.
  • 4Gradually add the flour and work the dough until smooth and well blended. (Depending on the humidity of the day, you may need a little less flour or a little more.)
  • 5Cover the bowl and let rise 1 hour.
  • 6Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and shiny.
  • 7Divide into two portions and shape into loaves. Place into greased loaf pans, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  • 8Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
  • 9(Optional) Brush tops with a sugar water mixture.

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About Swedish Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Hashtags: #holiday, #swedish

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