Sweet Cardamom Bread

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, 18 May 2020

Serves

6

Total Time

225 MINS

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.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Milk icon
    Milk

    170 g (about ¾ cup)warm

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    65 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom

    1 teaspoon (about 2 g)

  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast

    7 g (about 1 ¾ teaspoons)

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    1 (about 50 g)

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    400 g (about 3 cups)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    2.5 g (about ⅜ teaspoon)

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    45 g (about 3 ⅛ tablespoons)softened

  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream

    15 g (about 1 tablespoon)

  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk

    1 (about 20 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add milk, granulated sugar, ground cardamom and active dried yeast to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Mix briefly until combined
  • 3. Let rest - 10 min
  • 4. Add egg to the dough
  • 5. Mix until combined
  • 6. Add all purpose flour and salt to the dough
  • 7. Mix until dough forms - paddle attachment
  • 8. Knead - 2 min, dough hook
  • 9. Add unsalted butter to a clean small bowl
  • 10. Transfer content of small bowl to dough bit by bit while mixing
  • 11. Transfer dough to medium bowl and cover
  • 12. Let rise until doubled - 30 min
  • 13. Punch down and cover
  • 14. Let rise until doubled - 30 min
  • 15. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 16. Turn out large mixing bowl on lightly-floured surface
  • 17. Roll out into logs
  • 18. Plait content of large mixing bowl on baking sheet and cover
  • 19. Let rise until springy to touch - 30 min
  • 20. Pre-heat oven - 191°C
  • 21. Add ground cardamom, heavy cream and egg yolk to a clean small bowl
  • 22. Whisk together
  • 23. Brush until coated
  • 24. Bake until golden brown - 20 min, 191°C
  • 25. Serve

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