Make Sweetbread or Malasadas fresh at home! Easy instructions are included on the back of the package.
Instead of baking sweetbread, fry the prepared dough in hot oil to make melt-in-your-mouth malasadas, Portuguese-style doughboy donuts. Dust them off with sugar and enjoy!
Bread and Malasadas Recipe
You will need
1 package of Sweet Bread & Malasada Mix
1/2 cup warm whole milk (115ºF)
1/2 cup warm water (115ºF)
1 package active dry yeast (Included in the mix)
Bread Machine Dough Method
Put warm milk and water into bread machine, add all of yeast. Add package of bread mix. Set bread machine to “dough cycle” Start machine.
Hand Dough Method
Put warm milk and water into a large bowl, add yeast. Add package of bread mix. Mix with a spoon until ingredients are well incorporated. Knead for 15 minutes on floured board. Let dough rest covered in a warm place for one hour.
Second Rise When dough is finished with machine or hand method, punch down the dough to release air and shape into round or long loaf. Spray pan of choice with cooking oil. Place dough into round or loaf pan. Flip dough over to coat both sides with oil. Let it rise again for 2 hours in a warm place. Bake at 325°F in pre-heated oven for 30 minutes.
Malasadas - Directions:
Put warm milk and water into a large bowl, add yeast. Add package of bread mix. Mix with a spoon until ingredients are well incorporated. Knead for 15 minutes on floured board. Let dough rest covered in a warm place for 1 hour. Punch down dough to release air. Cut dough into 2 oz. pieces on floured board. Form into balls. Place balls onto oiled sheet pan 2–3 inches apart and let it rise again until doubled in size. When ready stretch dough a little and deep fry in hot oil (300°F) until golden brown. Roll in granulated sugar.