How To Make Coffee Bread: Best Recipe

I love this Coffee Bread recipe for it brings really positive comments every single time I cook it. This Coffee Bread as a Side Dish is a winner! The Coffee Bread is made with butter which is easy to find at any grocery store. Stop looking and try this Coffee Bread recipe immediately.


  • 1/4 pound butter
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 3/4 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • Almonds (or other nuts), coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely crushed sugar lumps


  • Melt the butter and set it aside to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl dissolve the yeast in warm water.
  • Blend in the milk, sugar, salt, 2 eggs, cardamom, and 2 cups of the flour.
  • Be sure the mixture is smooth.
  • Add the butter and then 2 1/4 more cups of the flour.
  • Beat until all flour is absorbed.
  • Use the last 1/4 cup of flour on the pastry board.
  • Put the dough in the center of the board and knead it for about 10 minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  • Put the dough in a greased bowl, turning it once, then cover it.
  • Allow it to rise for about 2 hours or until doubled in size.
  • Divide the dough into 6 portions.
  • Roll each into a 12-inch strand between your hands.
  • Place 3 strands on the center of a greased baking sheet.
  • Braid from the center to each end and seal the edges.
  • Repeat for the second loaf.
  • Cover them lightly and set them aside to rise slightly about 30 minutes.
  • Beat the remaining egg and brush the loaves with it.
  • Sprinkle the loaves with almonds (or other nuts) and coarsely crushed sugar lumps.
  • Bake the loaves at 350°F for 25 minutes.