Yield: 30 Servings
|1½ teaspoon||Cardamom, ground|
|1½ cup||Bread flour|
|4½ cup||Bread flour|
Serv. Size: 1 Slice (⅒ Loaf) Prep. Time: 4:30 Combine cardamon, yeast and 1½ cups flour in large bowl. Heat milk, butter and sugar until butter is melted. Cool to 115 degrees. Add 2 beaten eggs and salt. Beat into flour mixture, about 2 minutes with mixer.
Add more flour to make a malleable dough, about 4-5 cups. Knead for 5-8 minutes. Cover and let rise for 90 minutes. Divide into thirds, then thirds again, forming 9 balls. Let rise 10 minutes. Form into ropes and braid into 3 3-rope loaves. Place side-by-side on a greased cookie sheet. Let rise again 40-50 minutes. Brush tops with milk, and sprinkle with 1 T sugar over each loaf. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Posted to Digest bread-bakers.v096.n049 Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 15:46:16 -0400 (EDT) From: Laurie Thompson <llt@...>