Milk bread

  • Servings : 6 units
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 2:55 h
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For a delicious and exquisite breakfast, make these milk breads, serve them warm with a hot drink!

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  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 60 grams (1/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 300 grams (about 2 cups) white flour
  • 1 tablespoon dry baker’s yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) margarine


    Step 1

    1. In a bowl, mix the flour and the salt with your hands.Milk bread | Food From Portugal Add the baker’s yeast and mix well.Milk bread | Food From Portugal Pour some of the milk, the beaten egg, sugar and the melted margarine.Milk bread | Food From Portugal Knead everything with your hands and go slowly pouring the remaining milk.Milk bread | Food From Portugal

    Step 2

    1. Place the dough over a table sprinkled with flour and knead it well until it’s fully involved and soft.Milk bread | Food From PortugalMilk bread | Food From Portugal When this process is completed, let the dough rise in a bowl covered with cling film about 1 hour or until the dough double in size.Milk bread | Food From Portugal

    Step 3

    1. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a little more. Divide the dough in 6 ballsMilk bread | Food From Portugal and place it in a baking tray lined with tracing paper.Milk bread | Food From Portugal Cover with cling film and let stand about 1 hour.

    Step 4

    1. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 140ºC (285ºF).

    Step 5

    1. Brush with beaten egg yolkMilk bread | Food From Portugal and bake for 30 minutes until the bread start to turn slightly golden. Remove the milk bread from the oven, and serve preferably hot.

Milk bread | Food From Portugal

Milk bread

Nutrition facts per serving (6 units)

Calories: 310

Total Fat: 9 g(14%)

Saturated Fat: 2 g(10%)

Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)

Sodium: 280 mg(12%)

Total Carbohydrate: 49 g(16%)

Protein: 7 g

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