Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

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"This is a delicious Swedish coffee bread recipe converted for use with a bread maker! My family is Swedish, and ever year we make this recipe just in time for Christmas. We always enjoy it especially on Christmas morning. We used to make a long, drawn out version that was my great-grandmother's recipe, but thanks to modern conveniences like the bread maker it takes much less time and work! I hope your family enjoys this as much as mine has."


2 h 40 m servings 283 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.8g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.
  2. When the dough cycle has finished, divide into three equal portions. Roll each piece into a rope 12 to 14 inches long. Lay the three ropes side by side, then braid together. Tuck the ends underneath, and place onto a greased baking sheet, cover loosely with a towel, and allow to rise until doubled in bulk.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Brush the braid with beaten egg white and sprinkle with pearl sugar. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
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  1. 58 Ratings


Thank you so much for a smaller (1 loaf instead of 3) and quick version of my great-great-aunt's "Vetebrod" (umlout omitted, as I don't know how to type it )! To keep the temperature consistant ...

this bread is absolutely wonderful!! I added a bit of cinnamon with the cardamon & used brown sugar instead of pearl. it was AMAZING!!

For flavor, I give this 5 stars, but for it actually turned out, I'd give it 4, but I gave it 5 because I think it was my error more than anything. Not as light and fluffy as I would like. The b...

I don't have a bread machine any longer, so I started by activating the yeast with the milk, very warmed, and then added the wet ingredients, then the dry. It came out great! Don't worry if your... easy to use recipe that makes a cardamom braid just like my mother used to make. I'm just baking my sixth one for Xmas treats for my children.

Giving it a 5 because the recipe itself is perfect. I don't think I'm a huge cardamom fan, though, so the flavor isn't all that pleasing to me. The texture/bread is perfect though; I might rep...

My Swedish mother in law approves of this recipe so that in itself says a lot! Please note that it is important to use fresh cardamom -NOT a bottle that has been in your spice rack for a while....

I've been looking for a cardamom bread recipe for a while and thought this was going to be it. I'm not sure what happened, but this is not what I was expecting. I found 3 tsp of cardamom to be...

Fabulous, wonderful, just like grandma's.