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Portugese sweet bread/Easter Bread

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jake40ma Apr 20, 2011 05:03 PM

I am looking for a good place to buy fresh made loaves of this bread, with or without the whole eggs baked into it any suggestions?

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    treb RE: jake40ma Apr 20, 2011 06:30 PM

    There was a Portugese bakery in Peabody, can't remember the name, that makes them.

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      cgj RE: treb Apr 21, 2011 10:39 AM

      Central Bakery, Walnut Street, Peabody. Fabulous Portuguese breads very inexpensive.

    2. itaunas RE: jake40ma Apr 21, 2011 03:43 AM

      See also:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/779366

      Folar (de Pascoa) is generally only available at Easter (with the eggs). Massa Sovada (Pão Sovado in Brazilian Bakeries) or Pão Doce sweet bread is sold year round without eggs. There maybe some differences in the two offerings by the bakeries, but usually they are very similar and they start from the same dough.

      1. okra RE: jake40ma Apr 21, 2011 08:41 AM

        I hate to say it, but the wife came home from Job Lot with a huge mushroom shaped loaf and It Was Still Warm! (Fresh off whatever truck).

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          peelmeagrape RE: jake40ma Apr 21, 2011 08:48 AM

          It's probably further than you want to drive, but I bought an amazing one (with whole hard boiled eggs) last year from a Portuguese bakery on Cove St in New Bedford. Don't know the name of the bakery.

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            emannths RE: jake40ma Apr 21, 2011 08:51 AM

            Market Basket has them.

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