Finnish Pulla Bread Recipe

Finnish Pulla Bread Recipe
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Finnish Pulla Bread is a sweet flavored bread that keeps the guests craving for more. Learn how to make/prepare Finnish Pulla Bread by following this easy recipe.
Finnish Pulla Bread Recipe
Preparation Time 250 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
  • 7 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Cardamom, ground
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 packets Dry Yeast
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 stick Unsalted Butter
  • 4 tbsp Powdered Sugar
How to make Finnish Pulla Bread:
  • Take a pan and heat milk in it, don’t boil.
  • Take a bowl and pour the hot milk in it. Add sugar, salt, and grounded cardamom. Mix well.
  • Add yeast and stir till it dissolves. Add one beaten egg in it and mix well again.
  • Now, put half of the all-purpose flour in it and mix well with a wooden spoon, making sure that no lumps are formed.
  • Add the remaining half of the flour and mix well again.
  • In a saucepan, melt a stick of butter and add it to the prepared dough. Knead the dough till it turns smooth and elastic.
  • Keep the dough in a bowl, cover it with a clean cloth and leave it for about 2 hours.
  • Divide the dough into 2 large pieces and then further divide each piece into 3 equal parts.
  • Roll them into strips and make into a braid. Do it with the other half of the dough as well.
  • Now, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and place the breads on the sheet, side by side.
  • Cover and let them rise for another 1 hour.
  • After an hour, beat an egg and brush it on top of the loaves.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar on top and put the breads in preheated oven, at a temperature of 375 degrees F.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool down a bit and enjoy.