*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          CHRISTMAS CARDAMON BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Milk
    5                    Eggs
      3/4   c            Butter
      3/4   ts           Salt
    1       c            Sugar
    1       t            (rounded) Cardamon
    1       pk           Yeast
    9       c            Flour (approximate)
 
    ---- Manual Bread Making (NOT Converted to B/M)
   Yield: Three 12 Braided Loaves
   
    * Scald Milk, ADD Sugar, Butter, Salt, and Cardamon.
   LET COOL ......
    * Dissolve Yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, ADD Eggs and
   2 cups Flour .... Mix well (Dough-hook on KA works
   well) .... Let REST for 10 or 15 minutes * ADD Flour
   (7 cups +/-) until a STIFF Dough is formed .... KNEAD,
   then (cover with Towel) let RISE to DOUBLE in size
   .... takes about 2 hours.
    * PUNCH Dough down and DIVIDE into 9 equal parts ....
   ROLL each of the 9 pieces of dough into strips about
   18 long ..... then BRAID the dough strips, 3 at a
   time, into three loaves, each about 12 long overall.
    * Place loaves on buttered Cookie Sheets and let RISE
   to DOUBLE in size .... BAKE at 400 F until crust is
   DARK BROWN or until Bread is well BAKED.
    * Brush a GLAZING Liquid over the Loaves .. 1/2 cup
   water, 1/2 cup Sugar, 1 TBS Butter .. Place back in
   the Oven for a minute to dry.
   
    Posted on $P BREADS AND PIZZA on 01/06 by JAMES MALIA
   (DCBC39A)
   
    MM by Cathy Svitek
  
 
 
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