Jule Kaga

Jule Kaga

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"This is a Swedish Christmas Bread with candied fruits and a yummy cardamom flavor."

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Dissolve yeast in water.
  2. Scald milk, and add melted butter or margarine, salt, sugar. When lukewarm add to yeast and water. Stir in 4 cups flour. Cover, and place in a warm place. Let rise for about 2 hours, or till doubled in bulk.
  3. Punch down. Stir in cardamom, cherries, raisins and citron. Work in remaining flour until soft dough forms. Let rise in warm place for 2 to 3 hours, or until doubled.
  4. Knead slightly, and form into 4 round loaves. Place on greased cookie sheets. Let rise for 1 to 2 hours, or till doubled. Brush loaves with beaten egg white.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes, or until golden brown.
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Very nice to find this here!! Indeed a gorgeous bread, or as we would more consider it in Sweden; "en kaka". The title though is quite misleading: not that is matters to people over there, but J...

This is just like my Norwegian mother used to make, but in Norwegian it's called Julekage. It was a family tradition and my German father enjoyed it too. It's particularly good when heated and ...

My Norwegian grandmother made this for years, and now my 90-year-old mother continues to make our "Norwegian Christman Bread" using Gram's huge bread-mixer. Mom sends it to family in Alaska, Te...