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This amazing Portuguese homemade bread recipe (receita de pão caseiro), creates a crusty and delicious bread.
Preparation time:
2 h 10 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
3 h
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Crusty Homemade Bread Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Crusty Homemade Bread Recipe

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Posted in: Bread Recipes
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
5 out of 5 with 330 ratings
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6 cups of flour1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of sugar1 sachet of instant dry yeast2 and 1/2 cups of water1 tablespoon of olive oil Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Mix all the dry ingredients, make a pit in the middle and put the water and the olive oil in it.
  2. Knead well until all ingredients are well blended and the dough is very sticky.
  3. Let it rise for 1 hour, after leavening, make the desired shape and let rise for another hour.
  4. Place the dough on a tray/pan put it above the middle rack in a preheated oven at 200°C or 400°F for about 50 minutes.

NOTE:  Place an empty tray at the bottom of the oven when you preheat it. As soon as you place the bread in the oven, add some ice water to the empty tray, 10 minutes before the bread is done, remove the tray with the water. The result is a very crispy bread.

Recipe & Photo Credit: cozinhapra3.blogspot.pt *


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ml - Monday, September 13, 2021, 1 Month ago
use o google tradutor, funciona muito bem. Voce pode obte-lo no we iphone ou pc

Vitor Monteiro
Vitor Monteiro - Sunday, September 12, 2021, 2 Months ago
Hi Eddy; Tenho 75 anos e gostaria de comessar a aprender a cozinhar para mim e minha querida esposa. Nao sou muito bom em English e a' de vez em quando palavras que eu nao percebo o que sao. Nao tem por acaso as Directions em Portugues ?? Agradecia imenso. Muito obrigado.

Bom dia Vitor, infelizmente só em inglês, mas pode usar o google translate para o ajudar. Boa sorte.
2 Months ago, Sunday, September 12, 2021 (+1) (-0)
pat - Saturday, September 11, 2021, 2 Months ago
delicious bread, I added some garlic herb seasoning and it's perfect.

Nice, glad you enjoyed it.
2 Months ago, Saturday, September 11, 2021 (+1) (-0)
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