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“massa”
READY IN:
3hrs 40mins
SERVES:
36
YIELD:
3 loaves
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages yeast
  • 12 cup butter
  • 6 eggs, one for brushing on massa before baking
  • 8 -9 cups flour

Directions

  1. Sprinkle yeast into 1/2 cup warm water and let activate.
  2. Combine all ingredients and knead well.
  3. Cover with a dry towel and let rise until doubled.
  4. Divide into 3 round loaves and placed in greased round cake pans.
  5. Let rise, brush tops with beaten egg and bake at 350F degrees 30-40 minutes .

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