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Nisu - coffee braid Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Donegan
Added: Saturday, January 20, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5-1/2 to 6 C flour, 1 pkg dry yeast, 2 C milk, 1/2 sugar, 6 Tbsp butter, a tsp salt, a tsp cardamom seeds-crushed,
1 whole egg, 1 egg yolk.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 3 C flour & yeast in large bowl. In saucepan, heat together milk, sugar, butter, salt and cardamom seeds 'til
warm (115-120) butter almost melted. Add to dry ingred. and add egg. Beat at low speed for 1 min. and scrape both sides of bowl; beat for 3 min at high speed; stir in enough flour to make a mod. stiff dough; then turn out on a floured surface and knead 8-10 minutes. Place "ball" in greased bowl-turn once to grease top. Cover - rise for
1-1/2 hours. Divide dough into thirds and divide again into three pieces each. Roll each piece into a rope. Take three ropes and braid. Brush braids with egg yolk
and 1/2 tsp water and bake at 350 for 10 min. Remove from oven and brush again with egg mixture. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes longer. Sprinkle sugar on top and enjoy!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 braids

 

 

 

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