Hawaiian Sweet Bread for the Bread Machine

Total Time
3hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Tastes as good as the kind that you buy. One of my kiddos favorites. Very easy - just throw it all in the bread machine and turn it on.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Measure ingredients into the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
  2. I use the order listed in the recipe.
  3. Set the machine for medium crust, and press start.
  4. Makes 1 2 1/2 pound loaf.
  5. *Ilike to use the bread machine just to do the dough.
  6. Then I take the dough out and form a round loaf, let rise, then bake in the oven at 400 degrees.
Most Helpful

This turned out great, could be a tad sweeter though. I left out the potato flakes (didn't have any) and substituted almond extract for lemon (didn't have lemon either). I would definitely make this again.

Jessy0419 January 20, 2010

I can't even believe how close to the original this bread is. My entire family LOVES it. I've made it in the bread machine twice . . . the second time I had better luck by 3/4 the recipe (my machine holds 2 pound loafs and this is over 2 pounds as written). Also, I use orange juice instead of lemon extract and liquid milk - and reduce the water accordingly. I baked on light white setting, it will likely burn on sweet bread. I didn't make any change to the amount of flour used, it was just fine. Thank you SO much for the fantastic recipe!!

angie_pangie March 24, 2006

We love this bread! The 1st time I made it, I didn't pay attention to the 2-1/2 lb loaf, yea! what a mess, I thought it looked like a lot of yeast for 3c of flour but I haven't had this machine long, anyway it was great, as we were pulling pieces off the edges it reminded me of crescent rolls (flaky) I didn't use instant potatoes because I don't have that product but other than that I went by the recipe almost. lol I used buttermilk and added approx 1 tbls flour to sub for potatoes. I have a loaf cooling as we speak that I cooked in the oven on parchment paper and a pizza stone 400 for 21 min. OMG! I couldn't wait any longer, it is light, fluffy and delish! I would not add any extra flour to this recipe, the more flour, the heavier the bread, I had rather pour it out than dig it out. No it is not that sweet but I usually cut back on the sugar anyway and if you ask me it's better than what you buy. Thank you for sharing this bread with the world! God Bless You!

kathysimmerman0003 June 20, 2015