Sweet Cardamom Bread

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 10 May 2022)

Serves

6

Total Time

45mins

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-image
    Ingredients

  • Milk icon
    Milk170 gwarm
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar65 g
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom2 teaspoons
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast7 g
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour400 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt2 g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream15 g
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk1
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter45 gsoftened
    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. Whisk in the egg
  • 5. Add all purpose flour and salt
  • 6. Mix until dough forms - paddle attachment
  • 7. Knead - 2 min, dough hook
  • 8. Add unsalted butter to dough bit by bit while mixing
  • 9. Transfer dough to a lightly greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap
  • 10. Let rise until doubled - 30 min
  • 11. Punch down and cover again
  • 12. Let rise until doubled - 30 min
  • 13. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 14. Turn out dough on lightly-floured surface
  • 15. Roll out dough into logs
  • 16. Plait dough on baking sheet and cover
  • 17. Let rise until springy to touch - 30 min
  • 18. Pre-heat oven - 191°C
  • 19. Whisk together ground cardamom, heavy cream and egg yolk in a clean small bowl
  • 20. Brush the bread until coated
  • 21. Bake until golden brown - 20 min, 191°C
  • 22. Serve

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