Portuguese Sweet Easter Bread

Folar de Pascoa or Portuguese Sweet Easter Bread delicous sweet bread made with flour, yeast, milk, orange, lemon zest and anise seed.

April 14, 2022


Folar de Páscoa is a Portuguese sweet easter bread made in Southern part of the country with or without boiled eggs. This bread symbolizes the nest, and the eggs the generation of a new life, fertility. You wish someone happiness and prosperity when you are offered a snack. In the north-eastern of Portugal, the easter bread is filled with smoked meat like chorizo and ham.

A symbol of Easter

“Massa Suvada,” or Portuguese Sweet Bread, is traditionally served on Easter, with the eggs symbolizing new life in the Resurrection. This traditional Portuguese Easter bread (Folar de Páscoa) is delicious and very popular during Easter.