I found this bread recipe for Decadent Sweet Milk Bread from Frugal Dr. Mom. The first time I followed the recipe exactly and made the dough in the bread machine and then did the braid. This time I wanted to see if it would work as a loaf and save me some time.
I am seriously in love with my bread machine, but it’s a little quirky like me. The weather and humidity affect how the dough rises. I have found if I can check on the dough a few minutes into the cycle and see if it’s mixed well and has enough moisture, then the bread has a better chance of being pretty! If I need to I’ll add a few drops of moisture to the dough. Sometimes the bread machine does its thing and the bread bakes but it isn’t pretty!
This was an extremely easy recipe and it disappeared from my house! It’s especially great toasted with butter, cinnamon and sugar.
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbs butter
- 3 1/3 cup bread flour
- 2 tsp yeast
- Put ingredients in bread machine in order listed.
- Set bread machine for basic setting.
- After completion remove from bread machine and cool.
- Delicious served warm with butter.
- I make 2 loaves in order to use up all the sweetened condensed milk. Loaves will freeze well wrapped in plastic wrap and tinfoil.
- If necessary, add a few drops of water to first mixing cycle if bread dough seems dry.
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