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Recipe Card for Nisu Bread ~ Breads, rolls, biscuits, muffins

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 pound butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk, scalded
1 package yeast in 1/2 cup water
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons cardamom
4-5 cups flour

Brush tops with:
1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons melted butter
sprinkling of sugar

Cream butter & sugar. Add milk, salt, and beaten eggs. Blend. Add yeast. Blend. Add cardamom and flour (just enought to prevent sticking). Turn out on floured board & knead until smooth & elastic. Put into greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover & let rise until doubled in bulk.

Again, turn out on floured board & knead well. Divide into 6 parts and pull each part into a long strip. Braid 2 strips together. Place braids in buttered pan & brush with melted butter. Cover & let rise again until light. Bake at 350 degress until top sounds hollow when tapped. While warm, brush with top mixture.

This recipe, which will take up most of your day, comes from A Symphony of Fine Foods by the Music Parents of Rockport.

Posted by Cape Ann Web at November 18, 2003 07:41 AM


What kind of flour should be used? White flour or bread flour?

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