Portugese sweet bread (santos)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Pkgs. yeast
1 cup Milk
½ cup Warm water
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Sugar
2 ounces Butter or margarine
3 \N Beaten eggs
7 cups Flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine yeast, water & 1 teas. sugar; let stand 5 minutes. Beat eggs in large bowl. In small pan, combine milk, salt, butter and sugar; stir over low heat until milk is warm (butter may not be melted). Gradually stir in egg, then beat in 3 cups flour; add yeast and heat until smooth. Gradually add enough remaining flour to make dough; turn on to lightly floured board and knead 8 to 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, cover, let rise until doubled in bulk (1-½ hours). Form into 4 small loaves (I usually use cake pans for baking the bread.). Let rise until doubled or at least an hour. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool on rack.

Posted By Ruth_Santos@... (Ruth Ann Santos) On rec.food.recipes or rec.food.cooking Submitted By MARK ALEXANDER <MARK@...> On 07 MAR 1995 1836 GMT

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