Portuguese Sweet Bread

Recipe by Lyn HW
READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
SERVES: 36
YIELD: 3 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 1 12
    cups sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons salt
  • 2
    (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 6
    eggs, one for brushing on massa before baking
  • 8 -9
    cups flour
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle yeast into 1/2 cup warm water and let activate.
  • Combine all ingredients and knead well.
  • Cover with a dry towel and let rise until doubled.
  • Divide into 3 round loaves and placed in greased round cake pans.
  • Let rise, brush tops with beaten egg and bake at 350F degrees 30-40 minutes .
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