Recipe by Bethany Behrle
"Beautiful, delicious, and easy; your friends will be impressed. I make this around the holidays, it makes awesome french toast, if there is any left over."
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warm whole milk (110 degrees F (43 degrees C))
warm water (110 degrees F (43 degrees C))
1 (.25 ounce) package
active dry yeast
3 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour, or as needed
1 1/2 tablespoons
This was really easy to make and tastes pretty good! It's basically a cinnamon swirl bread with some cardamom in the swirl part. I added a little extra cardamom to it so that flavor would come through a bit more; I wish I had added even more to let it really shine! Aside from that, as far as directions go, save your butter. There is no way you'll use a 1/2 cup melted butter putting on the cinnamon mixture. I'd recommend using 2-3 melted tablespoons and see how far that gets you. I ended up leaving 2-3 tablespoons of the cinnamon mix out because my bread was already completely covered and I didn't see how more could really fit on. Go ahead and just dump it on. The cinnamon ribbon comes out somewhat thin after it's baked, but it's really good!
awesome bread! Everyone loved it!
I made the dough in my bread machine, but formed and baked it as directed. The dough came out great; easy to work with, nice texture, and good taste. I spread on the full 1/2 cup butter, but I agree w/a previous reviewer that it's way too much. 1/4 cup butter would be more than enough. Also, although I really like cardamom, I found it very overpowering to the point of making the bread bitter. I would cut way back on the cardamom also.
I made this for Easter and was a big hit. I had enough for 2 large loaves which surprised me so made one without nuts for kids. Couldn't find pearl sugar so just used some rough table sugar. A keeper.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Cardamom Bread
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 88
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