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Cardamom Bread

1 cup warm milk

1/4 cup butter or stick margarine, softened

2 eggs, lightly beaten

3 3/4 cups bread flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 to 2 tsp. cardamom

1/2 tsp. salt

2 1/2 tsp. dry yeast


1 egg

2 T. water

2 tsp. sugar

1/4 cup sliced almonds

In bread machine, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting. Check dough after 5 minutes; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed.

Turn dough out onto lightly floured board; divide into thirds. Shape each into 20-inch rope. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet; braid. Pinch ends to seal and tuck under. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.

In a small bowl, eat egg and water. brush over dough. Sprinkle with sugar and almonds. Bake 350° for 30-35 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack to cool.

Note: This is a version of Finnish pulla

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