Hawaiian Bread II

Hawaiian Bread II


"This easy to make batter bread brings the sweet and tender flavor of Hawaiian bread home from vacation. This is a recipe for homemade Hawaiian bread. It's sweet, spicy and tender."


2 h 35 m servings 226 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the yeast mixture, eggs, pineapple juice, 1/2 cup water, sugar, ginger, vanilla, and melted butter. Gradually stir in flour until a stiff batter is formed. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
  3. Deflate the dough and turn it out onto a well floured surface. Divide the dough into three equal pieces and form into round loaves. Place the loaves into three lightly greased round cake pans. Cover the loaves with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in volume, about 40 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bottom of a loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
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  1. 78 Ratings


This is one of my new favorite bread recipes! I adapted it for my bread machine by cutting the recipe in half. I noticed that there was no salt in the recipe so I added 3/4 of a teaspoon just to...

This recipe has been revised. The yeast is mixed with 1/2 cup warm water in step 1 of the directions. A second 1/2 cup water is used to make the batter. - The Staff

I wanted a Hawaiian-style bread like the pull-apart you find in the store. I wanted to make the dough in my bread machine. I took the suggestions of Jennifer 72--cut the recipe in half, added ...

This recipe turned out awesome! I cut the recipe in half and added honey to the warm water/yeast mixture to help activate the yeast. I also turned them into dinner rolls and gave them a light eg...

We decided to make rolls because we were wanting a bread for Thanksgiving dinner. This was so close to the store bought we could almost eat them all in one day! Added 1 teaspoon salt to ingred...

Only downfall...NEEDS SALT. Bread was wonderful. I made a french loaf out of it to eat with Grilled Pineapple Chicken sandwiches and it was great. This one goes into my cookbook but with SALT...

Great bread, but add a little more salt than the recipe calls for. Serve this with toasted cocoanut butter....mmmm, mmmm good!

This turned out differently than expected. The dough was runny, sticky, and hard to work with. It also didn't rise as much as I would like, and wasn't sweet enough, even with all the sugar. I...

Yum, this was very good. We ate it fresh from the oven! I cant wait to try it toasted for breakfast. I did make it in my bread machine I have a 2lb breadmaker and thought I could get away with 2...