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Iced Monkey Bread

Recipe photo courtesy of Josh Titus

Making monkey bread lets kids do what they do best -- play with their food -- while they create something yummy.

Source: Martha Stewart Kids, Holiday 2002
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For the Bread

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For the Icing


Cook's Notes

Icing Tip: Turn the plate as you drizzle the icing so you won't have to reach as far. Let the icing drip down the center hole and the outside.

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  • wunderland
    20 FEB, 2009
    this is a really great baking activity for small children. the monkey bread is tasty and best served warm. i don't like the recommended icing. also, i think this recipe would turn out better with more than 2 tbsp of the nut mixture in the bundt pan, and more melted butter.
  • mczerwinski
    7 AUG, 2008
    I think it's important to note, if you haven't baked with yeast before, is that temperature is super important. When diluting the yeast, make sure the water is actually quite warm - about 70C. Also, make sure that the other ingredients are either at room temperature or warm. When letting the dough stand, make sure it is covered and in a warm place away from any drafts. I also added 1/2 a cup more brown sugar and ground hazelnuts as well as cinnamon in the icing.

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