Portuguese Sweet Bread

Portuguese Sweet Bread
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This delicious bread is such a treat in our house. It is lightly sweet, soft and delicious. By the time I am done baking the second loaf, the first one is usually almost gone!

Category: bread


1 cup currants or raisins
1/2 cup rum or orange juice
5 tsp yeast
11/4 cup warm water, divided
3/4 cup + 1 tsp sugar
1/4 cup dry milk powder
7-9 cups white bread flour
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup (1 stick) soft butter
1 tsp salt
extra flour for dusting
olive oil for oiling
an extra egg, beaten with a pinch of salt, for brushing
Demerara or raw sugar for sprinkling (about 1-2 Tb per loaf)


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Added 5 years ago by:
Constance Smith Constance Smith
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