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Portuguese Sweet Bread for the Mini Zo Bread Machine

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

Author: Mary Tinkham

A southern New England favorite, this cake-like bread features hints of vanilla and lemon.

At a glance

1 loaf


Choose your measure:

  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons SAF Gold instant yeast*
  • *SAF Gold instant yeast is a strain of instant yeast specially developed for high-sugar and high-acid (sour) doughs. It's formulated to last longer, and to hold up better, than regular instant yeast in high-sugar or high-acid situations.


  1. Place all ingredients into the pan of your machine, and program the machine for Basic White Bread. Press start.
  2. When the bread is done, turn it out onto a rack to cool.