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Portuguese Sweet Bread Recipe

Yields1112 Servings

This is a traditional bread recipe that’s popular in Portugal for special events and holidays. It’s a sweet bread that’s often served as breakfast bread or as a dessert. You use the basic white bread cycle on your bread machine. This style if bread was also served with savory dishes like roasts and stews as a complement to the savory nature of those types of foods.

 1 cup milk
 1 egg
 2 tbsp butter - room temperature
 1/3 cup white sugar
 0.75 tsp salt
 3 cups bread flour
 2.50 tsp active dry yeast

Add ingredients in order suggested by your manufacturer.


Select “sweet bread” setting or the “fruit and nut setting.”

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