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Old 07-17-2009, 09:31 PM   #1
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Question ISO Hawaiian sweet bread recipe



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Old 07-19-2009, 03:11 AM   #2
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I would like to see what this is too. I'll tag along. :) ~Bliss

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Old 07-19-2009, 04:48 AM   #3
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great request, I'd like to know too
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Old 07-19-2009, 08:43 AM   #4
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I copied this a couple of years ago, but have never tried it. The comments were that it was very good.

6 1/2 to 7 C flour
3/4 C mashed potato flakes
2/3 C sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground ginger
3 eggs, beaten
2 pkg dry yeast
2 tsp vanilla
1 C milk
1/2 C margarine
1/2 water
1 C pineapple juice, room temp

in a large bowl, combine 3 cups flour, potato flakes, sugar, salt, ginger and yeast. In a medium sauce pan heat milk, water and margarine until 120 degrees. Add warm liquid, vanilla, pineapple juice and eggs to flour mixture. Beat with a mixer for 4 minutes at medium speed. Add 3 to 3 1/2 cups flour and stir by hand. Knead for 5 to 8 minutes. Place in a large bowl; let rise until doubled in size. Punch down and divide into 3 parts. Form into 3 round balls and place in 3 greased round pans. let rise until doubled. Bake at 375 for 25 to 35 minutes. Remove from pan immediately. These loaves freeze well.
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:32 AM   #5
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SWEET!! I can do this, I believe. the recipes I have ran across before were not the best. I ended up pitching the finished products, actually.
I'm not new at baking bread, but these recipes made me look like a novice.
this one has your basic bread-making steps and I'm pretty sure it will do
nicely. I do wonder if all-purpose or bread flour would be best...
thanks a bunch-I will let u know how it goes. today is baking day.
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Old 07-20-2009, 10:21 AM   #6
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Thumbs up

okay, here's the update. first of all, you will need WAY more than the amt.
of flour in the recipe. I figure that by the time I got a smoothly elastic
dough I had kneaded in another 3-4 cups. it was too sticky to work with
otherwise. my hands and knead-board were coated
with the stuff! it took about 10 minutes of knead time before I was
satisfied. I set it to rise like I normally do, in my oven with a bowl of
hot water and went on with my business for about an hour. when I went
in to check it I had a mini-mushroom cloud in there! I have never seen
bread dough rise like that. must've been the pineapple juice.
after punching it down I had to work a lot of air bubbles out-and I do
mean a lot. this recipe will easily give you 4 loaves, but I did 3 and
left them in the bread pans. the second rise was just as massive as
the first. I started them in a cold oven and set the temp. at 375.
after 25 minutes I had results better than I could have hoped for.
I got 3 large, soft loaves with a soft crust and texture and light flavor
with a touch of sweetness. I used raw sugar and cut the amount in
half. I'm glad I did because I think the bread would have been too
sweet for using for general purpose.

so I am totally stoked. this recipe is a keeper for sure.
Thanks Velochic!
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Old 07-21-2009, 09:08 AM   #7
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I really don't know how to make this bread, but after years of living in Hawaii, I do think it is of Portuguese origin, so look there.
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Old 07-21-2009, 10:12 AM   #8
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my previous neighbors were Samoan from Hawaii, and the recipe that I
received following my request pretty much turned out an identical bread
to what they made. whatever origin it actually is, I got what I was looking
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Old 07-21-2009, 06:29 PM   #9
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i found a recipe on one of those sites that have recipes from restaurants ie outback for this bread.

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