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Easter Bread No 2 (Masa Savada)

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Bread Portuguese


  • 1 c Scalded milk
  • 2 Yeast cakes
  • 1/4 c Warm water
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 5 c Bread flour
  • 1 ts Salt


Dissolve yeast in warm water. Cool milk and beat in the yeast mixture and the eggs. Add the sugar and the butter. Stir in the flour.and the salt and knead the dough about 20 minutes. Place dough in a buttered bowl, cover then let rise until double in size. Punch down and make into round loaves. Place into buttered pie plates. Cover and let rise and let rise until double in size. Brush top with milk and make a cross on top with a knife. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 - 50 minutes
Recipe by: Portuguese-American Cookbook by E.D. Asselin
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "" <> on Feb 27, 1998