This easy to make and amazing taste cardamon bread is simply delicious, we had it at our Easter dinner, our aunt made it, and it was a huge hit.
yeast, active dry
Place the yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar with the milk in a small bowl, let sit for about 100 minutes and allow yeast to be activated.
Mix together the yeast mixture with all the other ingredients except the last two ingredients in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until the dough forms and becomes smooth.
Coat the inside of the bowl with cooking spray, then place the dough into the bowl and let rise for about 1 hour until double the volume.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; divide into equal thirds.
Shape each portion into a 20-inch rope.
Arrange ropes on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Pinch ends to seal and tuck under.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled volume, about 30 to 40 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).
In a small bowl, beat together egg and water, brush over dough.
Bake about 35 minutes or until golden brown.
Transfer from pan to a wire rack, serve warm or let cool.