Mawisa’s Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread)

Pan Dulce

Pan Dulce is perfect during Christmas, this is a sweet bread that is traditionally enjoyed during the festive season and ideal with a cup of tea. Pan Dulce is drenched with golden syrup to give it a delicious sticky sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 300 G Self Raising Flour
  • 125 G sugar
  • 125 G Margarine
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 125 G Mixed fruit
  • 50 G glacé cherries
  • 50 G walnuts
  • 50 G pinenuts
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1 tsp dry anise
  • hundreds & thousands
  • Golden Syrup
  • 50 G Almonds
  • 50 G Mixed Peel

Method

Using the rubbing  method, rub together the flour, sugar and margarine in a large bowl using your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Add all the fruits and nuts and mix in with your mixture

Now continue by adding in the wet ingredients such as the eggs, milk and  dry anise and stir together with a wooden spoon, until mixed well.

You should now have a nice dough consistency to knead with. Knead the dough into the shape of a loaf; with this mixture you can make one very large loaf or two medium loaves. 

Finish your preparation by brushing your loaves over with milk and using a knife criss-crossing the top. Bake in the oven at 180 °C for 30 – 40 minutes. 

Remove from oven when ready. Poke several holes throughout the top and brush over with golden syrup, finish off by sprinkling hundreds and thousands all over.

Recipe by Maria Luisa Pau

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Pan Dulce

Mawisa’s Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread)

Pan Dulce is perfect during Christmas, this is a sweet bread that is traditionally enjoyed during the festive season and ideal with a cup of tea. Pan Dulce is drenched with golden syrup to give it a delicious sticky sweetness.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gibraltar
Author: Mama Lotties

Ingredients

  • 300 g self raising flour
  • 125 g sugar
  • 125 g margarine
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 125 g mixed fruit
  • 50 g glacé cherries
  • 50 g walnuts
  • 50 g pinenuts
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1 tsp dry anise
  • hundreds & thousands
  • golden syrup
  • 50 g almonds
  • 50 g mixed peel

Instructions

  • Using the rubbing method, rub together the flour, sugar and margarine in a large bowl using your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add all the fruits and nuts and mix in with your mixture
  • Now continue by adding in the wet ingredients such as the eggs, milk and dry anise and stir together with a wooden spoon, until mixed well.
  • You should now have a nice dough consistency to knead with. Knead the dough into the shape of a loaf; with this mixture you can make one very large loaf or two medium loaves.
  • Finish your preparation by brushing your loaves over with milk and using a knife criss-crossing the top. Bake in the oven at 180 °C for 30 – 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven when ready. Poke several holes throughout the top and brush over with golden syrup, finish off by sprinkling hundreds and thousands all over.
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