No where else can make a sweet bread loaf like my hometown of Fall River, MA. It is a traditional recipe that is known to be brought over from the immigrants of São Miguel. This bread is most popular at Easter, but enjoyed year round. I like to have mine for breakfast with a little butter added on it. But, it is also served for dessert. This recipe is adapted from my local paper for "Easter sweet bread". For the holidays, a boiled egg is placed in the center of the loaf. I remember as a ...

Portuguese Sweet Bread (Massa Sovada)

No where else can make a sweet bread loaf like my hometown of Fall River, MA. It is a traditional recipe that is known to be brought over from the immigrants of São Miguel. This bread is most popular at Easter, but enjoyed year round. I like to have mine for breakfast with a little butter added on it. But, it is also served for dessert. This recipe is adapted from my local paper for "Easter sweet bread". For the holidays, a boiled egg is placed in the center of the loaf. I remember as a ...

Portuguese Sweet Bread...Haven't had this in years - maybe I will make it with the new oven I am being blessed with!

Portuguese Sweet Bread...Haven't had this in years - maybe I will make it with the new oven I am being blessed with!

Portuguese Sweet Bread - My Va used to make this with an egg inside for Easter.  The egg in the middle (it was hidden) symbolized the resurrection of Christ.

Portuguese Sweet Bread - My Va used to make this with an egg inside for Easter. The egg in the middle (it was hidden) symbolized the resurrection of Christ.

Portuguese Sweet Bread ~ Looks like the real thing. I wish she showed it cut open. I'm drooling thinking of French toast made with this, and Meyer's Dark Rum, real maple syrup.

Portuguese Sweet Bread

Portuguese Sweet Bread ~ Looks like the real thing. I wish she showed it cut open. I'm drooling thinking of French toast made with this, and Meyer's Dark Rum, real maple syrup.

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