Sunday, May 11, 2008


This is a Finnish sweet bread.

2 cups milk
2 eggs
½-¾ cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cardamon
2 Tablespoons yeast
6¼cup flour
2 cup margarine

1 egg (beaten)
course decorative sugar
sliced almonds

Heat milk to 110º. Add yeast. Mix in eggs and sugar. Add flour, salt and cardamon. Knead for a few minutes. Add softened margarine and Knead for a few more minutes. Let rise for 2 hour.
Form dough into balls (about the size of a ping pong ball), dip in beaten eggs, then sugar then almonds. Place on cookie sheet. Let rise again until double (about 2 hour) Bake at 390º for about 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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