- 2 packages dry yeast (4 tsp)
- 2 cups milk
- 3/4-1 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1/2 cup Sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cardamom (optional)
- 4-5 cups flour
Melt margarine or butter, add milk and heat 115 F (45 C).
Add Sugar, cardamom (optional) and salt.
Stir until mixed.
Add flour, knead into dough.
Let rise until doubled (about 30 minutes).
Use rolling pin to roll out large rectangle, about 1/4 inch thick.
Spread with margarine, some cinnamon and Sugar.
Roll up to a big roll, about 2 inches in diameter.
Cut 3/4 in thick slices, put onto greased cookie sheet.
Rise about 20-30 minutes.
Baste with whipped egg, add a little bit of Sugar on top, or Swedish pearl Sugar (available at most IKEAs or Swedish specialty stores).
Bake 450 F (225 C) about 7-10 minutes, until golden brown.
Eat with coffee!