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Swedish Coffee Bread

Mary Lou Jordan <NMJORDAN@nmtech.nmtc.mtcs.tec.me.us>
Thu, 17 Nov 1994 22:55:47 EST
I have a recipe for Swedish Coffee Bread which my Aunt got from her 
mother-in-law, which has been passed down through the generations.  I 
hope you find it a recipe that you would like to make:

                     SWEDISH COFFEE BREAD

1-1 1/2 tsp. crushed cardimon seed          1/2 gal. milk (heat until 
2 Tlbsp. Crisco 2 Tlbsp. melted             just warm)
margarine                                   2 pkg. dry yeast dissolved
1 Tlbsp. salt                               in 1 cup water
1 cup sugar                                 Approximately 8 lbs. flour

Put all ingredients in large bowl, gradually adding flour, mixing 
until ready to knead.  Knead 10 minutes and shape into a ball.  Put 
into a greased bowl, let rise until doubled. Punch down and let rise 

Then divide into 3 balls, roll out into long strands and braid.  Put 
onto greased pans, brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with sugar.  Let 
rise again.

Bake at 325 degree oven approximately 1/2 hour.  Check for doneness.  
Be careful, because even though the top may be dark the inside may 
not be done.  If the bottom is brown, then the bread should be done.

Mary Lou Jordan at NMTC