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Italian Sweet Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Italian Sweet Bread, by , is from Suwanee Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Tami Olson
Added: Friday, May 9, 2008


1 cup warm milk
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons softened butter
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Egg Wash:
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
Italian seasoning, optional

In bread machine pan, place the first seven ingredients in order suggested by the manufacturer. Select dough setting.
When the cycle is completed, turn dough onto a floured surface. Divide in half. Shape each portion into a ball; flatten slightly. Place in two greased 9" round baking pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Beat egg and water; brush over the dough. Sprinkle with seasoning. Bake at 350 for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling racks. Yields 2 loaves.




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