Thursday, January 22, 2015

Monkey bread with gooey cinnamon caramel

This is a mouth watering dish for anyone with sweet tooth.


For bread
  1. All purpose flour - 3-4cups
  2. Sugar - 3 tbs
  3. Instant dry yeast - 2.5tsp
  4. Warm water - 1/4 cup
  5. Warm milk - 3/4 cup
  6. Butter melted - 2 tbs
  7. Egg - 2
  8. Vanilla extract - 1tsp
  9. Salt to taste
For coating
  1. Brown sugar - 3 cups
  2. butter melted - 1/2 cup
  3. cinnamon powder - 1-2tsp

  1. Mix yeast in warm water and keep for 5 minutes or until it bubbles on top.
  2. Add 3 cups flour, sugar, butter. egg, milk, vanilla extract and salt and mix well
  3. *Knead it well for 5 minutes and keep it closed for 30-45 min
  4. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon powder in  a bowl and keep aside.
  5. Dough will rise in this waiting time
  6. Roll the dough and make small balls(lime size) out of it.
  7. Butter any 9inch or 10 inch baking tin
  8. Dip each ball in melted butter and  then in sugar cinnamon mixture and arrange on the pan.
  9. Wait for 1-2 hrs for the balls to rise again
  10. After 2 hrs, bake it in oven at 175 Deg Celsius for 25-30 minutes
  11. When  baking is halfway through, you may pour the remaining butter and sugar mixture on top.
  12. After 25-30 min of baking bread should be well cooked. It will spring back when pressed.
  13. Takeout of the oven and keep it for cooling
  14. Once cooled, turn upside down so as to get gooey caramel on top
* During kneading, if you need more flour pls add it.
You may top the bread with sugar glaze or more caramel sauce or salted caramel sauce.. :)

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