Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

I am always looking for easy and fun recipes to make for my kids. That is why I love this recipe! This coffee bread is so simple that even a novice baker can master it with ease. All you need is flour, sugar, eggs, butter, milk and yeast. It’s perfect as a quick breakfast or as an after school snack served alongside fruit or nutella. You can also freeze the dough to have on hand when the craving strikes! Give it a try today!

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


pearl sugar, or other decorative sugar

2 tablespoons softened butter

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

3 teaspoons ground cardamom

3 cups all-purpose flour

? cup sugar

1 egg yolk

2 egg whites, slightly beaten

1 (.25 ounce) envelope active dry yeast


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

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:

Per Serving: 283 calories; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 52.8g; fat 4.6g; cholesterol 35.7mg; sodium 194.7mg.

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