By Eddy − On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 2 years ago in Bread Recipes

Conceição's Portuguese Homemade Bread Recipe

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Conceição's Portuguese Homemade Bread Recipe

This Portuguese homemade bread recipe (receita de pão caseiro) is easy to make and always a hit.

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In2 h 45 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

500g or 4 cups of all purpose flour10g or 1 tablespoon of baker's yeast10g or 1 tablespoon of salt400ml or 1 and 3/4 cups of warm water
500g or 4 cups of all purpose flour10g or 1 tablespoon of baker's yeast10g or 1 tablespoon of salt400ml or 1 and 3/4 cups of warm water
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Preparation

  1. Mix the yeast with the warm water and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Place the flour and salt in a bowl, make a hole in the middle, pour the yeast/water, and knead well. 
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic film and let it rise for 2 to 3 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 230°C or 445°F.
  5. On a floured surface, place the dough by pulling one end of the dough towards the center and then the other.
  6. Repeat 3 to 4 times. 
  7. Form a ball (in this case I did 4) and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  8. Place on a tray sprinkled with flour, make a shallow cut and bake for about 30 minutes depending on the oven.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Conceição Fernandes, novelodearte.blogspot.com
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Mary Fatima
Mary Fatima
Can I use my bread machine to mix the dough or mixer with bread hook
10 months ago, Monday, July 24, 2023
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Eddy
I recommend the mixer with the hook.
10 months ago, Monday, July 24, 2023
Mishka lebear
Mishka lebear
I made this. Great recipe. Family loved them. Don't know if this happens, when first taken out crus extremely hard but then soften to a great crust. Question : after shaping the rolls and resting for 10 minutes, can they rest on the floured tray? Thanks so much. Oh posted pic on Facebook
1 year ago, Thursday, April 27, 2023
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Eddy
Hi Mishka, yes it should be fine.
1 year ago, Thursday, April 27, 2023
Shirley
Shirley
Ingredients says 1 tablespoon of baker. Should this read yeast? of what is that ingredient.
1 year ago, Sunday, October 2, 2022
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Eddy
Yes, sorry, it is baker's yeast, I have updated the recipe.
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