Swedish Tea bread


Swedish tea bread or tekaka as it is called in Sweden. So freaking Yummy!

Ingredients (for around 24 pieces):

  • 100g/1.8 oz fresh yeast or 2 tbsp dry yeast

  • 8dl plant based milk

  • around 19dl all purpose flour

  • 6 tbsp butter (at room temperature)

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp fennel (optional)

How to:

  1. If using fresh yeast dissolve yeast in cold milk and then add all the other ingredients. If using dry yeast heat the milk to 40 °C/104 °F.

  2. Mix the dry yeast evenly into the flour and then add the heated milk.

  3. Mix well and then add the rest of the ingredients.

  4. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes till it feels smooth.

  5. Divide the dough and roll buns. Flatten the buns to the size of a DVD disc.

  6. Place them on baking tray covered with a baking paper. Cover with a baking towel and let them rise for about 30 minutes.

  7. Set the oven to 250 °C/480 °F.

  8. Prick the round breads with a fork.

  9. Bake them in the middle of the oven for about 6-8 minutes.

  10. Let cool and enjoy!