Monday, 21 November 2011

Cake Rusk

·        1 package of yeast
·        8 cups of all purpose flour
·        ½ cup water
·        1 ½ tsp salt
·        2 eggs
·        ¾ cup sugar
·        2 tsp cardamom seeds
·        2 cups warm water
Dissolve yeast in the ½ cup lukewarm water. Stir in the 1 tsp. of sugar, set aside for 1 hour. Mix the oil with the ¾ cup sugar; add eggs, salt and 2 cups of warm water and dissolved yeast. Then stir in flour and cardamom seeds and knead until smooth. Return to a bowl well greased with oil. Brush top with melted butter or oil. Cover and set aside in a warm place until dough rises double. Make out in loaves in a long pan (you may use aluminum ice cube trays, which makes about 5 loaves). When cooled, slice and dry. Toast in a 200 degree oven until dry and light brown.