Monkey Bread  Recipe

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Pull-apart bread with a cinnamon taste called "Monkey Bread" is a rich treat for a special event. Lots of people will want to come to your kitchen because it smells so good!


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FOR THE BREAD: – 3 & 1/2 cups (420g) all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 cup (236ml) whole milk, warm (110°F) – 1/4 cup (59ml) water, warm (110°F) – 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar – 1/4 cup (56g) unsalted butter, melted – 2 & 1/4 teaspoons yeast* – 1 large egg FOR THE COATING: – 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar – 1/2 cup (100g) firmly packed light brown sugar – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon – 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, melted FOR THE CREAM CHEESE ICING: – 4 ounces (113g) cream cheese, at room temperature – 1 cup (110g) confectioners' sugar, sifted – 2 tablespoons whole milk – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Monkey Bread Recipe

To make the bread, mix the salt and flour together and set it away. In the bowl of a stand mixer with a dough hook tool, mix the milk, water, sugar, butter, and yeast together. 

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Let it sit for five minutes or until it foams up. Slowly add the flour mixture while the mixer is on medium speed.  

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After that, add the egg and keep mixing until a dough ball forms. Knead the dough for another five minutes. The dough will be stretchy and smooth. 

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Put it somewhere warm with a towel over it and leave it there for an hour, or until it doubles in size. 

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TO MAKE THE COATING, PUT IT TOGETHER, AND BAKE IT: Prepare a 10-cup Bundt pan by greasing it. Put the brown sugar, sugar, and cinnamon together. 

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Melt the butter in a bowl that is not too deep. Put away. Split the dough into 36 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball slowly. 

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Mix the remaining butter with cinnamon and sugar after covering the dough. Top the pan bread. Keep it warm and towel-covered. It will grow twice. This should take an hour. 

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Preheat the oven to 375°F. Bake for 25 minutes until golden and cooked through. After that, chill the pan on a wire rack. 

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Turn the pan upside down on a large dish and remove the bread after 10 minutes. Mix cream cheese and confectioners' sugar with a medium-speed electric mixer to produce frosting. 

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Stir in vanilla and milk until smooth. Spread filling on hot bread. 

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