By Eddy − On Friday, November 3, 2017, 5 Years ago in Bread Recipes
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Azorean Sweet Bread Recipe

This delicious Azorean sweet bread  recipe (receita de massa sovada) does take some time to make but it is worth the effort.
Preparation time8 h 15 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In8 h 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10
Info
This delicious Azorean sweet bread recipe (receita de massa sovada) does take some time to make but it is worth the effort.
Ingredients
3 packages of active dry yeast2 cups of milk2 cups of sugar1/2 cup of shortening (you can use crisco, butter, or vegetable oil)1/2 cup of butter1/2 cup of lukewarm water1/2 teaspoon of salt10 cups of all-purpose flour8 eggsFor the Egg Wash:1 egg1 teaspoon of water
3 packages of active dry yeast2 cups of milk2 cups of sugar1/2 cup of shortening (you can use crisco, butter, or vegetable oil)1/2 cup of butter1/2 cup of lukewarm water1/2 teaspoon of salt10 cups of all-purpose flour8 eggsFor the Egg Wash:1 egg1 teaspoon of water
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Directions
  1. Dissolve the active dry yeast in water with half teaspoon of sugar and let rise to double in size.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together except the sugar.
  3.  Melt the butter and shortening in milk and cool to lukewarm.
  4. Beat the eggs and sugar together.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together and knead until the dough lifting in the bowl, let it rise for about 6 to 8 hours.
  6. Punch down, deflating the dough, form individual breads and put them in buttered and flour dusted pans (any shape or size will do). 
  7. The dough should fill only half of each pan, so let it rise until the dough doubles in size, filling the pan.
  8. For the egg wash, mix the egg with the teaspoon of water and brush the top of each bread.
  9. Bake at 160°C or 325°F for 30 to 40 minutes (let it bake longer if the loaves are larger), the bread should be golden brown.
Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *
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Angela
Angela
Can I use mixer with dough hook instead of kneading manually?
2 Months ago, Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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Eddy
Yes.
2 Months ago, Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Angela
Angela
Half a cup of crisco or butter! But then u also have half a cup of butter with rest of ingredients! So total one cup of butter?
2 Months ago, Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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Eddy
Yes, one full cup if you are not using crisco.
2 Months ago, Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Rita
Rita
Does that matter what kind of flower you use
3 Months ago, Monday, April 25, 2022
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