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Portuguese Sweet Bread I

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is for the bread machine. It is similar to homemade grandmother's sweet bread."
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Ingredients

3 h 5 m servings 56
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 1/2 pound loaf)

Directions

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Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 56 calories; 2.6 6.9 1.5 17 181 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great tasting bread and texture. I don't use a bread machine since I don't think the texture comes out as nice as oven baking. For people without machines, this recipe couldn't be simpler. Wa...

Most helpful critical review

I tried this recipe twice and both times it overflowed in the bread machine and burnt. Anyone else have this problem? I even punched it down on the rise cycle.

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Great tasting bread and texture. I don't use a bread machine since I don't think the texture comes out as nice as oven baking. For people without machines, this recipe couldn't be simpler. Wa...

This bread is awesome. I'm kind of picky, I hate the way bread machine bread comes out. So I add the ingredients and set it to the dough cycle. Then I put the dough in my loaf pan and bake at 35...

I have made this with skim milk, whole milk, and half and half, it comes out tasty every time. I tried egg nog once and it was disgusting. I use butter instead of margarine. The first few hund...

Our entire family has been loving this bread! Not too sweet, with a nice medium/light crumb - simple recipe just as it is! I just use my kitchenaid mixer, let it rise 1 hr., punch it down & sha...

Absolutely the BEST bread ever out of a bread machine. I did not alter the recipe whatsoever...and it turned out perfect. It's the first bread I've ever made that actually has a "yeast" smell,...

If you REALLY want to taste sweetbread at it's absolute best, try buttering one side of a nice thick slice and grilling it in the frying pan. Tastes just like danish!

No bread machine, just used my Kitchen Aid mixer. I proofed the yeast with the sugar and warm milk in the mixer bowl for ten minutes, added the egg and melted butter, then all the dry ingredient...

Excellent bread!! I live at a high altitude (6,000 ft.) and have trouble getting bread to rise properly, but this one was easy with a few adjustments and turned out beautifully! It rose to perfe...

I tried this recipe twice and both times it overflowed in the bread machine and burnt. Anyone else have this problem? I even punched it down on the rise cycle.