Swedish Bread

Swedish Bread Recipe

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Rebecca Posey

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@BeccaPos

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16-20
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    water, warm
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk, whole
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 20
    cardamon seeds, ground
  • 6 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 stick
    butter

How to Make Swedish Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan and stir in milk. Pour the lukewarm mixture into the yeast.
  3. Stir in the salt, sugar and cardamon.
  4. Gradually 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.)
  5. Cover the bowl and let rise 1 hour.
  6. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and shiny.
  7. Divide into two portions and shape into loaves. Place into greased loaf pans, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  8. Bake 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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