Brazilian Honey-Spice Bread

Recipe by Irmgard
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • In a medium saucepan, combine the milk and brown sugar.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved.
  • In a bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  • Gradually blend in the milk mixture, honey, eggs and vegetable oil.
  • Turn the batter into a greased 8" x 4" loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 55 to 60 minutes or until done, covering with foil the last 15 minutes.
  • Cool in the pan 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and cool thoroughly.
  • If desired, combine icing sugar and enough milk to make a glaze of spreading consistency; frost the cooled loaf.
  • Decorate with candied fruit.