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Easter Bread No 1 (Masa Savada)

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Category: Portuguese, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Yeast cakes
  • 1 c Warm water
  • 3 c Sugar
  • 12 Eggs beatened
  • 2 c Warm milk
  • 12 c Bread flour
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1 lb Butter softened


Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar and eggs to milk. Sift in flour and
salt. Add yeast and butter.Knead until smooth and satiny. Place in a
greased bowl, and set in a warm place overnight. Following morning, punch
down the dough, and make 4 round loaves to fit a 9 "pie plate. Cover and
let rise until doublr in size. The traditional Easter bread has eggs with
shells pushed into the top of the of the bread and fastened with strips of
dough crosswise. Brush top with milk and bake in a 350 degree oven for 40

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