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Monkey Bread


By Chef Zac Young

Caramel For Pan Ingredients :

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt


Cook sugar and water until dark amber in color. Deglaze with cream add salt. Pour caramel in the bottom of a casserole dish.

Dough Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 stick melted butter


  1. Dissolve the yeast in the water.
  2. Add sugar, bread flour, dry milk, salt and veg oil and mix well.
  3. Pour into an oiled bowl and let it rest until it doubles.
  4. Dust a table with flour and roll the dough into an inch and a half log.
  5. Cut into inch and a half balls
  6. Dip them in melted butter and roll them in brown sugar.
  7. Line the bottom of the casserole dish with sliced bananas and pecans
  8. Let the dough rise again and bake them at 300F for 35 to 45 minutes.
  9. Flip the monkey bread into a plate while warm
  10. Serve with whipped cream
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