Sweet Bread Recipes for Bread Machines

If you like the sweet breads from your local bakery or grocery store, then you should try our sweet bread machine recipe. It is easy to make even for beginners.

Plus, it only takes a few minutes to prepare all the ingredients and let the bread machine do all the work for you.

You can make the dough into any shape as long as you like.

We will be sharing recipes for four different types of sweet bread.

Buttery Sweet Bread

This recipe will give you buttery and thick slices, perfect for any delicious snack or any other course.

Difficulty: Beginner

Yield: 1 pound loaf

Preparation time: 6 minutes

Ready In: 3 hours

Bake time: 30 minutes


  • 1/3 cup milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ¼ cups of bread flour
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of bread machine yeast


  • You should add all the ingredients in the bread pan in the order specified in your bread machine manual.
  • Put the liquids in first, then add the salt and yeast last.
  • The bread machine cycle you should use is either basic or sweet bread.
  • The crust color should be light or medium.

This bread recipe should only be used if your bread machine pan can hold a maximum of 10 cups of water. If your bread machine pan is smaller, you can halve the ingredients.

Nutritional Facts per Serving (1 Slice)

Calories: 201

Fat: 3 grams

Sodium: 246 mg

Carbohydrates: 32 grams

Dietary fiber: 1 gram

Hawaiian Bread Machine Recipe

These bread balls are fluffy and taste sweet. You can roll them into balls if you prefer rolls to sliced bread.

Difficulty: Beginner

Yield: 1 ½ pound loaf

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ready In: 3 hours

Bake Time: 25-30 minutes


  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 4 ½ cups bread flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 ½ teaspoon bread machine yeast


  • In a separate saucepan, heat the pineapple juice, butter, and milk until they are at room temperature.
  • If you are using Packet yeast, mix it with a little warm water and let it foam for about 10 minutes before mixing with the other dry ingredients. If you are using bread machine yeast, skip this step.
  • The ingredients you will need for this recipe are sugar, eggs, salt, flour, and yeast. You will want to slowly pour water into the mixture while mixing it together.
  • To make sweet bread in your bread machine, press the “sweet bread” setting.
  • The crust color should be light or medium, depending on what you like.

When making rolls

  • After you mix all the ingredients, put them in the bread machine. Push the dough cycle button.
  • When the dough is cooked, a beeping sound will come from the bread machine.
  • After the dough rises the first time, punch it down and then shape it into small rolls. The recommended size should be no bigger than a golf ball so they will fit in a 9 by 13 inches pan.
  • Put a little oil on the pan.
  • Leave the rolls to rise until they are twice their size. This should only take an hour or less.
  • Put butter on the rolls.
  • Put them in the oven for 20 minutes at 190-200 degrees Fahrenheit. The outside will change to a golden brown color.
  • If you want, you can brush more butter on the rolls.
  • Serve!

Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Recipe

The cinnamon and sugar in the raisin muffin taste so good. It is also soft and chewy with butter on it.


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 ½ teaspoons bread machine yeast
  • ¾ cup raisins


  • You should put all the ingredients in the bread pan, except for the raisins. Follow the instructions in your bread machine’s manual.
  • Most bread machines come with an automatic fruit and nut dispenser. You will know when it is time to add any fruits or nuts because the machine will signal you. If your bread machine does not have this feature, then add the raisins 6-8 minutes before the end of the last kneading cycle.
  • The bread machine should have a Basic/White cycle.
  • The crust color should be light or medium, depending on what you prefer.
  • After baking the bread, let it cool down before serving.

Portuguese Sweet Bread

This bread is tasty and delicious. It is easy to make and has Portuguese roots. You can try this recipe yourself to see how it turns out.


  • 1 cup of warmed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon (When using active dry yeast, use 2 ½ teaspoons) bread machine yeast


  • Follow the bread machine’s manual for how to add the ingredients.
  • The baking cycle should be set to the sweet bread cycle or the basic white bread cycle.
  • To get the crust color you want, use the light or medium color setting.
  • Wait until the smell of freshly baked bread fills your kitchen.
  • Cool and serve the bread sliced.

The preparation time is 5 minutes. The baking cycle takes 3 hours and the yield is 1 ½ pound loaf.

Wrapping up with Sweet Bread Machine Recipes

These sweet bread recipes can be made in a bread machine. The preparation for each recipe takes 5 minutes or less and the baking time is 3 hours. They are all delicious and some even have Portuguese roots, giving them a unique taste that you will enjoy.

These sweet bread recipes are perfect if you want to make something special on a Saturday morning, on a holiday, or just because you feel like it. Give them a try and see how tasty they are for yourself!

Everybody loves homemade bread because of its taste and freshness unlike store-bought bread, and also the aroma converts your kitchen into a bakery.

As you become more comfortable with these recipes, you might even be able to alter them to make these recipes Gluten Free.