2 packages of dry yeast (4 tsp)
2 cups milk
1 1/2 sticks of butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cardamom (optional)
4-5 cups of flour
Melt margarine or butter, add milk and heat 115 F. Dissolve yeast. Add sugar, cardamom (optional) and salt. Stir until mixed. Add flour, knead into dough. Let rise until doubled (about 30 min). Divide dough. Use rolling pin to roll out large rectangle, about 1/4 in. thick. Spread with margarine, some cinnamon and sugar. Roll up to a big roll, about 2 in. in diameter. Cut 3/4 in thick slices, put onto greased cookie sheet. Rise about 20-30 min. Baste with whipped egg, add a little bit of sugar on top, or Swedish pearl sugar. Bake 450 F about 7-10 min, until golden brown. Serve with coffee.