Sweet Cardamom Bread

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    385

Based on a traditional Finnish pulla recipe, this bread delivers a gentle cardamom flavor. It also makes heavenly french toast or bread pudding.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Milk icon
    Milk
    170ml
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    65g
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom
    4g
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast
    7g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    400g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    2g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    45g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    15ml
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    20g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add warm milk
  3. Add granulated sugar
  4. Add ground cardamom
  5. Add active dried yeast
  6. Mix briefly until combined
  7. Let rest for 10min
  8. Add egg
  9. Mix until combined
  10. Add all purpose flour
  11. Add salt
  12. Mix with paddle attachment until dough forms
  13. Knead for 2min with dough hook
  14. Get a clean small bowl
  15. Add softened unsalted butter
  16. Transfer butter to dough bit by bit while mixing
  17. Transfer dough to medium bowl and cover
  18. Let rise for 30min until doubled
  19. Punch down and cover
  20. Let rise for 30min until doubled
  21. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  22. Turn out dough on lightly-floured surface
  23. Roll out into logs
  24. Plait dough on baking sheet and cover
  25. Let rise for 30min until springy to touch
  26. Pre-heat
  27. Get a clean small bowl
  28. Add ground cardamom
  29. Add heavy cream
  30. Add egg yolk
  31. Whisk together
  32. Brush until coated
  33. Bake for 20min until golden brown
  34. Serve
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