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Grandma’s Finnish Biscuit

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  • Dry yeast, 2 pkgs
  • 2 cups + 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ lb butter
  • 1 quart milk
  • 4 eggs (including 1 egg for the egg wash on top of the loaf)
  • 2-3 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1½ tbl salt
  • 10-13 cups of all purpose flour
Servings: 26

  1. Combine the 2 packages of yeast, with ½ cup warm water, 1 tsp sugar and let it stand until double in volume.
  2. Melt ½ pound of butter in 1 quart of milk (do not boil), let cool.
  3. Combine 3 beaten eggs, 2-3 tsp ground cardamom, 1½ tbl salt, 2 cups sugar and the yeast mixture in a large bowl.
  4. Add the flour until the mixture thickens, kneading as you go, until it is no longer is sticky.
  5. Cover with a cloth, and let rise in a warm spot until double in size (about 1 hour).
  6. Divide the dough into 4 or 5 parts. Divide each part into thirds, roll and braid.
  7. Place in greased bread pans. Let rise again for approximately one hour.
  8. Coat top with whipped whole egg. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. (375 degrees and 60 minutes at 8000 feet)
  9. Best enjoyed toasted and buttered!

Estimated Nutrient Breakdown:

Calories: 9,513.75
Weight: 3,311.30g
Total Fat: 251.93g
Saturated Fat: 143.06g
Trans-Fat: 7.50g
Monounsaturated Fat: 66.29g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 18.06g
Protein: 232.42g

Cholesterol: 1,225.05g
Sodium: 7,658.96g
Calcium: 1,518.32g
Magnesium: 489.53g
Potassium: 3,871.29g
Iron: 72.57g
Zink: 22.25g
Phosphorus: 3,234.87

Vit A: 2,275.45
Vit B1: 19.74
Vit B2: 12.58
Vit B3: 114.96
Vit B6: 2.37
Vit B12: 6.36
Vit D: 19.53
Vit E: 19.53
Vit K1: 23.92


Health Notes: Vegetarian,Peanut-Free,Tree-Nut-Free,Alcohol-Free,
Notes: I be mad for addons, because they are smart!!

Author: Honest Cooking
Tags: Wild Food Box

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