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Cardamom Rolls

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Cardamom Rolls
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 16
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Treat your family by adding these delicious cardamom rolls to your bread basket.
Updated Oct 29, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. hot roll mix
  • 1 cup hot milk (120 to 130°F.)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons cardamom
  • 1 egg
  • 32 raisins
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons coarse sugar

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, combine flour mixture with yeast from foil packet; mix well. Stir in hot milk, margarine, cardamom and 1 egg until dough pulls away from sides of bowl.
  • 2
    Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. With greased or floured hands, shape dough into a ball. Knead dough 5 minutes or until smooth. Cover dough with large bowl; let rest 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Grease cookie sheets. Divide dough into 16 equal pieces. Shape each piece into 8-inch rope. Shape each rope into an "S" shape; place on greased cookie sheets. Cover loosely with greased plastic wrap and cloth towel. Let rise in warm place (80 to 85°F.) for 20 to 30 minutes or until doubled in size.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 375°F. Uncover dough. Press raisin in both curls of each roll. Brush with beaten egg; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake at 375°F. for 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    S-shaped rolls garnished with raisins and coarse sugar are made for St Lucia Day, which falls on December 13 and marks the beginning of Christmas for Scandinavians.
  • tip 2
    The day is celebrated with parades. It's traditional for young Scandinavian girls to don a halo of greens and bring their families hot coffee and St. Lucia rolls for breakfast.
  • tip 3
    Cardamom, a spice related to ginger, has a warm, spicy-sweet flavor, It's a traditional ingredient in Scandinavian holiday breads, coffee cakes, desserts and muffins.

Nutrition Information

140 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 roll
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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