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Christmas Bread (Jule Kaga)

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“This is a moderately sweet cardamom flavored bread. Excellent for the holidays - or any special day! We like this lightly toasted with either peanut butter or butter and orange marmalade.”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
40
YIELD:
4 loaves
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Plump raisins by placing them in a microwavable container adding 1 c water for 3 minutes.
  2. Dissolve yeast in 1/2 c warm water, set to the side. Mix together shortening, milk, sugar, salt, eggs, cardamom. Add in proofed yeast mixture and slowly add flour and reserve about 1/2 cup. If using Kitchen Aid with dough hook, mix for 5 minutes, if not, knead by hand for 3 minutes. Chop cherries, raisins and nuts mixed with the remaining flour and then work into bread.
  3. Place in a large greased bowl and let raise for one hour in a warm area. Punch down bread and place into greased bread pans - should make 3 large loaves or 4 medium. Let raise one hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 325. Cook bread for 30-40 minutes until golden brown.

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