Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Portuguese Sweet Bread

"I found this on I used the bread machine directions, so I don't know how helpful the standard directions are. The bread was soft and fabulous!"


1 cup milk
1 egg
2 tablespoons margarine
1/3 cup white sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups bread flour
2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast


Add ingredients in order suggested by your manufacturer.
Select "sweet bread" setting.


Warm the milk and add the sugar and the yeast. Stir and let sit for about 15 min. to proof (the yeast will foam). Add the foamy yeast mixture to the rest of the ingredients and mix. The dough will be sticky. After mixing, cover and let it sit in the bowl to rise 1-2 hours. Punch down and let rise again and then put into a large loaf pan. Bake for about 30-35 min. at 375.

1 comment:

stephanie s (B.V.A.) said...

Jen, I used to eat Portegee sweet bread in Hawaii and have never found a good recipe, I will have to try this out...