Lenten Bread - Fastelavnsbrød

Makes 1 loaf

Add the butter and sugar to the scalded milk. Cool. Mix the yeast with the water and add. Add the rest of the ingredients in the order given. Blend well and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk.

Flatten out with the hands on a shallow, greased baking pan. Brush with the beaten egg white. Sprinkle with sugar and additional cinnamon. To make the loaf tastier, sprinkle with ground almonds. Let rise until doubled in size.

Bake in a preheated 325° ovenh 50 to 60 minutes.