Author Notes: I was given this recipe from my mother in law years ago. It has been a family favorite - Marheg
Makes 3 loaves
- 2 teaspoons Cardamom
- 1 packet yeast
- 2 cups milk
- 2 eggs
- 3/4 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup soft butter
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 6 1/2-7 cups flour
- Heat milk to lukewarm dissolve yeast
- In large bowl beat eggs and sugar until foamy. Add milk, cardamom 2 C. flour beat on medium speed X2 minutes until smooth and elastic. Stir in butter, salt and enough flour until can kneed. Kneed until smooth and shiny.
- Put in greased bowl and let rise. Divide, braid in 3 loaves let rise again. Brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with sugar and almonds bake in 375 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Cardamom