One-rise Monkey Bread Recipe

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One-Rise Monkey bread

Erlene Martin


This was one of many family favorites,I had to make two pans of monkey bread,with 4 sons and my husband, one was never enough.when our son Matt grew-up and started a family of he own he asked for the recipe so he could make it for his family. Its a pull apart bread that is light and each piece is encrusted with buttery savory goodness. It is really good. Enjoy!

pinch tips: How to Knead Dough


1 Hr 20 Min


25 Min


dill weed, if desired( my family prefered italian seasoning)
3 to 3 1/2 c
all purpose flour or unbleached
1 pkg
active dry yeast
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
1 c
very warm water(120 -130 degrees f.)
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine,softened
1/3 c
butter or margarine,melted

Directions Step-By-Step

Using solid shortening or margarine(not oil), grease 12 cup fluted pan.Sprinkle with seasoning of your choice(my family prefered Italian seasoning)(Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup;level off)In large bowl,blend 1 1/2 cups flour and next 6 ingredients.Beat 3 minutes at medium speed.By had stir in remaining 1 1/2 to 2 cups flour.
On floured surface,knead until smooth, about 1 minute.Press or roll to 15x12 inch rectangle.Using pastry wheel or sharp knife,cut dough into diamond shaped pieces by cutting into 1 1/2 to 2 inch strips diagonally across dough.
In shallow pan,melt butter. Dip each piece into melted butter and layer in prepared pan,overlapping pieces.Sprinkle each layer with 1/2 teaspoon dill weed.(or Italian seasoning)
Cover;let rise in warm place until light and doubled in size.45 to 60 minutes.Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Bake 20 to 25 minutes until deep golden brown. Cool upright in pan 2 minutes;turn onto serving plate. Serve warm.Makes 10 inch pull apart loaf.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #pull, #apart