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Cardamom Braid (Nanny Rosins recipe) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Janet Kerekes
Added: Monday, October 12, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 stick or 1/2 cup margarine
2 pkg. yeast
4 cups of flour
1 tsp. cardamom (freshly ground if possible)

Directions:
Directions:
Scald 3/4 cups of milk, stir in 1/2 cup of sugar,1 tsp. of salt, 1 /2 cup margarine, cool to lukewarm.
Measure 1/2 cup warm water in a large bowl. sprinkle 2 pkg. of yeast, stir until dissolved,stir in the milk mixture, and add 2 cups of flour and 1 tsp. of cardamom. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough and turn out on a floured board. Knead for 10 min. until the dough feels very elastic. Place in a greased bowl and flip over so that the bottom and top are greased. Cover and let dough raise in a warm place for about 1 hour. Punch down the dough, put on a floured board and knead again. Split the dough into two pieces. Take each half and divide again into three equal pieces. roll into a snake and make a braid. repeat with other half. Put both halves on a greased cookie sheet, cover and let rise again till doubled,at least 1 hour, then sprinkle sugar over the top. Bake 375F for 40 minutes

 

 

 

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