Sweet Bread~ Portuguese

  • on August 24, 2010
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Ingrients & Directions


1/4 c Water; warm
1 c Milk; scalded and cooled
3/4 c Sugar
1 ts Salt
3 Eggs
1/2 c Margerine
5 c Flour
1 Eggs
2 pk Yeast
1 ts Sugar

* DISSOLVE YEAST IN WARM WATER IN A LARGE BOWL. STIR IN MILK, 3/4 CUP
SUGAR, SALT, 3 EGGS, MARGERINE, AND 3 CUPS FLOUR. BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH.
STIR IN REMAINING FLOUR (MAY NEED UP TO A CUP MORE THAN CALLED FOR)
UNTIL YOU HAVE A EASILY MANAGABLE DOUGH. * TURN OUT DOUGH ON FLOURED
SURFACE; KNEAD 5 MINUTES. PLACE IN GREASED BOWL; TURN GREASED SIDE
UP; COVER AND LET RISE 1 1/2 TO 2 HOURS. * PUNCH DOWN DOUGH AND
DIVIDE IN TWO. SHAPE EACH INTO A ROUND, SLIGHTLY FLAT LOAD.
PLACE EACH LOAF IN ROUND LAYER PAN (9X10 1/2 INCHES) THAT HAS BEEN
GREASED. COVER AND LET RISE UNTIL DOUBLE (ABOUT 1 HOUR). HEAT OVEN
TO 350 DEGREES.
BEAT 1 EGG SLIGHTLY AND BRUSH OVER LOAVES. SPRINKLE WITH 1 TSP.
SUGAR. BAKE UNTIL LOAVES ARE GOLDEN BROWN (35-45 MINUTES). MAKES 2
LOAVES.

Yields
2 Servings

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