Monkey Bread

Course : Breads
Serves: 2 loaves
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2 Packages active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees)
2 Large eggs -- lightly beaten
1 cup vegetable oil
6 Cups all-purpose flour
2/3 Cup sugar
1 tablespoons salt
1 cup boiling water
1/2 Cup butter or margarine -- melted

Preparation / Directions:

Combine yeast and warm water in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes. Combine yeast mixture, eggs and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until smooth. Add boiling water slowly to mixture, stirring until blended. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Punch dough down; divide in half. Turn one mortion out onto a heavily floured surface,m and knead 3 or 4 times. Roll to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 4 x 1-1/2 inch strips. Brush strips with half of melted butter, and layer, overlapping, in a greased Bundt or 10-inch tube pan. Repeat procedure with remaining dough and butter in another greased Bundt or tube pan. Cover and let rise in a war maplace (85 degrees), free from drafts, 1 1/2 hours or until dough is doubled in bulk. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.


Nutritional Information:

6159 Calories (kcal); 327g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 95g Protein; 712g Carbohydrate; 622mg Cholesterol; 1078mg Sodium

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