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Portuguese Sweet Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela Leal
Added: Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 packages of active yeast
1/2 cup of warm water
1 cup of milk
2 teaspoons of salt
6 eggs
1 1/2 cup of sugar
8 cups of flour
1/2 cup of butter

Directions:
Directions:
dissolve yeast in warm water. Scald milk and add to sugar, butter and salt; stir until butter is melted. Add 1/2 the flour to the milk, sugar, butter, salt, and mix until smooth. Beat eggs and add them and the yeast to the mixture.

Continue to add remaining flour to make soft dough. Remove it from the bowl and place on floured board. Kneed until smooth and satiny. Shape into a ball and place in buttered bowl. Cover and let rise until doubled in size.

Punch risen dough down and divide it in half. Place in two greased pans (8 inches round). Let rise in warm place until double in size (1 1/2 to 2 hours. Brush tops of dough with remaining egg (beaten).

Bake in 350 degree for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool and eat.

You can also make little ones if you have small pans. just cut in to smaller half's and fallow the same steps as listed above.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min

 

 

 

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