How to Make Monkey Bread From Scratch

This is a high altitude recipe with no prepackaged syrups or frozen bread.

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How to Make Monkey Bread From Scratch Recipe
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1
Get the ingredients for the dough

Get the ingredients for the dough

2
Put 1 c of flour in a bowl

Put 1 c of flour in a bowl

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3
Add 1/8 c of sugar

Add 1/8 c of sugar

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1/8 c of shortening

1/8 c of shortening

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1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp salt

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2 1/2 tsp yeast

2 1/2 tsp yeast

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Mix it well

Mix it well

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Add 1/4 c warm milk + 1/4 c warm water

Add 1/4 c warm milk + 1/4 c warm water

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Crack an egg

Crack an egg

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Mix it well

Mix it well

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Add the rest of the flour

Add the rest of the flour

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Place dough onto a floured surface

Place dough onto a floured surface

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Knead for 5 minutes

Knead for 5 minutes

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Let it rest for at least 1 hour

Let it rest for at least 1 hour

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It should double in size

It should double in size

16
Pinch and cut 1cm pieces

Pinch and cut 1cm pieces

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Prepare seasoning with 1/2 c sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon

Prepare seasoning with 1/2 c sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon

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Put pieces in bag and season them well. Let it rest for another hour

Put pieces in bag and season them well. Let it rest for another hour

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Preheat oven at 170 C (350 F)

Preheat oven at 170 C (350 F)

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Meanwhile add 1 c of brown sugar to 3/4 c melted butter

Meanwhile add 1 c of brown sugar to 3/4 c melted butter

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Pieces should double in size

Pieces should double in size

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Pour melted butter/brown sugar mixture on top of the dough. Bake for about an hour.

Pour melted butter/brown sugar mixture on top of the dough. Bake for about an hour.

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We enjoy it with milk

We enjoy it with milk

Ingredients

Cups Flour 
Cups Sugar 
Cups Shortening 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
Teaspoons Yeast 
¼ Cups Warm milk 
¼ Cups Warm water 
1 Egg 
½ Cups Sugar 
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 
1 Cup Brown sugar 
¾ Cups Melted butter 
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