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Sweet Bread (Barbados)

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“This recipe is from week 23 of my food blog, "Travel by Stove." I am attempting to cook one meal from every nation on Earth, and Barbados is my 23rd stop. I served this as a dessert, but Bajans usually have it as a snack with a cup of hot tea.”
1hr 15mins
2 Loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease two loaf pans with shortening and set your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients with the raisins in a large bowl.
  3. Add the egg, milk, butter and almond essence. Mix until you have a firm dough.
  4. Divide the dough in half and press down into the loaf pans.
  5. Mix the sugar and hot water and, using a pastry brush, brush the tops of each loaf.
  6. Bake for one hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool, then remove from pans.

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