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       Title: SWEET BREAD~ PORTUGUESE
  Categories: Breads, Hawaiian, Portuguese
       Yield: 2 servings
  
     1/4 c  Water; warm
       1 c  Milk; scalded and cooled
     3/4 c  Sugar
       1 ts Salt
       3    Eggs
     1/2 c  Margerine
       5 c  Flour
       1    Eggs
       2 pk Yeast
       1 ts Sugar
  
   * Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl.  Stir in milk, 3/4 cup
   sugar, salt, 3 eggs, margerine, and 3 cups flour. Beat until smooth.
   stir in remaining flour (may need up to a cup more than called for)
   until you have a easily managable dough. * Turn out dough on floured
   surface; knead 5 minutes.  Place in greased bowl; turn greased side
   up; cover and let rise 1 1/2 to 2 hours. * Punch down dough and
   divide in two. Shape each into a round, slightly flat load.
    Place each loaf in round layer pan (9x10 1/2 inches) that has been
   greased.  Cover and let rise until double (about 1 hour). Heat oven
   to 350 degrees.
    Beat 1 egg slightly and brush over loaves.  Sprinkle with 1 tsp.
   Sugar. Bake until loaves are golden brown (35-45 minutes). Makes 2
   loaves.
  
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