Basic Scandinavian Cardamom Dough Recipe

This simple, cardamom-spiced yeasted dough serves as the basis for many Scandinavian coffee breads, rolls, and buns.

Prep Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


  • 600ml milk
  • 375g melted butter
  • 200g sugar
  • 7g salt
  • 15g freshly ground cardamom (from about 25 cardamom pods)
  • 12g dry active yeast (2 packets)
  • 1000g all purpose or bread flour

Converted to the metric from the original.

Particularly useful as a base for Kanelbullar.