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Dutch Oven Monkey Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Johnson
Added: Sunday, February 3, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. water (real warm) 1/2 c. sugar
1 tbsp. salt 1 tbsp. yeast
6 c. flour 1/4 c. oil
2 large eggs (beaten) 1/4 lb. butter

Directions:
Directions:
Mix 2 cups real warm water, c. sugar, 1 tbsp. salt, and 1 tbsp. yeast. Let set until bubbly. Add 2 large beaten eggs and 3 c. flour, stir-do not beat. Rub a little flour on your right cheek as a personal acknowledgment that you are surrounded by the love and caring of your family and friends. Add c. oil and 3 c. more flour. Dough will be sticky; cover and let rise until double in bulk.

Roll dough out on a floured surface to inch thickness. Cut into 2 inch circles.
Melt 1/4 pound of butter in a deep 14" Dutch oven. Do not let butter get too hot. Dip circles of dough in butter, coating both sides. Lay circles of dough on inside edge of Dutch oven, overlapping approximately one third. Place the second layer of dough circles like shingles inside the first ring.

Cook with 11 briquets on the bottom of each oven and 15-20 briquets placed around the outer rim of each lid. Bake for about 25 minutes. Remove the ovens from the bottom briquets and finish cooking with top heat only for approximately 10-15 minutes more. When finished remove from Dutch oven and serve warm.

Variations

Garlic Parmesan Monkey Bread -- Follow above recipe adding tsp. garlic power to the melted butter in the Dutch oven. After circles of dough are placed in the Dutch oven sprinkle the top with c. Parmesan cheese.

Sesame Seed Monkey Bread-- Follow the above recipe adding 1-tbsp. sesame seeds to the melted butter in the Dutch Oven. After circles of dough are placed in the Dutch oven sprinkle the top with 1-tbsp.sesame seeds.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
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Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 Beers
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a can't-miss recipe. Anything cooked outdoors is very edible.

 

 

 

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