Greek Christmas Bread Recipe


1 package (or 1 tablespoon) Active Dry Yeast
1/4 cup Warm Water (110 to 115 degrees)
1/3 cup Sugar
1 tsp Ground Cardamom
1/4 tsp Salt
1 Egg
1/4 cup Milk
1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
1 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1 cup All-Purpose Flour
1/4 cup Golden Raisins
1/4 cup Walnuts, chopped


Keywords: Ovo-Lacto

Dissolve the yeast in the warm water. Combine the sugar, cardamom,
salt, egg, milk and oil in a large bowl. Mix well. Add the yeast
mixture, flours, raisins and nuts. Mix well. Add enough extra flour
to make soft dough. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and
knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Shape into a round

Put the dough into a lightly-oiled 8-inch-round cake pan. Cover with
a damp towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk,
about 1 hour. Bake in a 350-degree oven 35 to 40 minutes, or until

Serves 15

One Serving = Calories: 147 Carbohydrates: 22 Protein: 4 Fat: 6
Sodium: 40 Potassium: 101 Cholesterol: 18

Exchange Value: 1 Bread Exchange + 1/2 Fruit Exchange + 1 Fat Exchange

Source: Holiday Cookbook, American Diabetes Association, ISBN
0-13-024894-0, by Betty Wedman, M.S.,R.D.

Servings: 15 servings



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