Mama's Southern Sweet Bread
Rose Mary Mogan
3 cflour, sifted several times
2 1/3 csugar
5 largeeggs, room temperature
1 1/4 cmilk
1 Tbspbaking powder
2 tspvanilla extract
1 1/2 tspalmond extract
·few drops yellow food coloring, optional
How to Make Mama's Southern Sweet Bread
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter & sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix flour, salt & baking powder in a separate bowl.
- Alternately add flour mixture gradually with milk to creamed mixture. Then add extracts & yellow food coloring if using, and beat until blended. Pour into a well greased & lightly floured 9 X 13 X2 inch pan, and bake in preheated 350 degree F. oven for about 45 to 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Can also be baked in a Bundt pan or Loaf Pan, as you desire.
- NOTE: She called it sweet bread, because it could satisfy a sweet tooth I suppose, even though she didn't have the ingredients to make a frosting. With a long pan there was enough for all 13 of us, Mom & Dad plus 11 kids to at least each have a piece. We loved this rare treat that made supper special. Have you ever heard of sweet bread, or was it just at our house in Arkansas?