*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Monkey Bread
 
 Recipe By     : Jean Anderson
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      envelope      yeast
      1/2  cup           milk -- warmed
    1                    egg
      1/2  cup           vegetable oil
    3      cups          flour
      1/4  cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/2  cup           boiling water
      1/4  cup           butter
 
 Dissolve yeast in warm milk in small bowl.
 Place yeast mixture, egg, oil, flour, sugar, and salt in large bowl and
 beat until smooth.
 Very slowly srizzle in boiling water, beating ard all the while.  Cover
 bowl of dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
 Next day, coat 10-inch bundt pan or tube pan with nonstick cooking spray;
 set aside.  punch dough down, turn onto well-floured pastry cloth,and knead
 1 minute.  With floured rolling pin, roll dough into rectangle 1/4 inch thick.
 Cut into strips 3 1/2 to 4 inches long and 1 1/2 to 2 inches wide.  Dip in
 melted butter, then arrange strips, overlapping, in pan.
 cover with cloth and let rise in warm, dry spot, away from drafts, 1 1/2
 hours until doubled in bulk.  Toward end of rising, preheat oven to 350°F.
 Bake 35 to 40 minutes until golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when
 tapped.  Cool loaf in pan on wire rack 5 minutes, then turn out on rack and
 cool before serving.
 
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