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Cardamom Bread Recipe

Yields1 ServingPrep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

Cardamon bread coated in delicious cherry jam

 6 ½ cups Flour
 2 ½ cups Milk
 ¾ cup Sugar
 ¼ cup Butter
 2 Packages yeast or 4 ½ tsp
 2 Eggs
 1 tsp Salt
 2 tsp Cardamom
 Cooking Spray

Collect the ingredients

Ingredients for Cardamom Bread recipe to include flour, sugar, butter, eggs and more


Scald milk to 185° F

milk being scalded in a pot


Add butter to scalded milk. Cool to lukewarm.

Milk scalded with butter melting within it


If cardamom is in whole seed form, grind seeds in a spice grinder.

Milling cardamom seeds for Cardamom Bread


Stir yeast into milk and butter.

Dry yeast being added to liquid mix for cardamon bread


Add 2 ½ cups flour and beat until batter is smooth.

making the batter for cardamom bread


Let stand 30 minutes or until bubble action starts.

cardamon bread dough resting in glass bowl


Beat in eggs, sugar, salt, and cardamom.

Cardamom Bread recipe in progress - combine ingredients in a large bowl


Blend in approximately 4 cups flour.


Knead thoroughly. Let rise until double.

Cardamon bread dough resting on a wood cutting board


Cut dough in half. Cut each half into thirds.

Cardamon dough resting after being shapped


Roll each piece until approximately 12” long and braid. Tuck ends under bread and place on greased cookie sheet. Repeat for the other three pieces so you have 2 braided loaves.

Cardamom Bread recipe in process - pulling the dough


Let loaves rise until triple in size. Approximately 1 hour.

Cardamom Bread Recipe in Process with bread pulled and braided


Bake bread at 350° for 45 minutes.

Sliced cardamon bread smothered in jam


Serving Options:
• Warm with butter and jam.
• Glaze with powder sugar frosting while warm.
• Use dough as for cinnamon rolls.
• Use bread for french toast.
• Use bread for bread pudding.