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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.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 loaf
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough cycle; press Start.

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  • 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.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Brush the braid with beaten egg white and sprinkle with pearl sugar. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 52.8g; fat 4.6g; cholesterol 35.7mg; sodium 194.7mg. Full Nutrition
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