Sunday, May 19, 2013

My Sister Marilyn's Monkey Bread

My sister Marilyn always coming up with something fun to eat. - we always seating around the kitchen table doing nothing but talking and laughing and up pop something good to eat and fun - her old fashion monkey bread good and hot and sticky. with a good cup of her coffee or a good tall glass of ice tea we have a good ole time.




Original recipe makes 1 10 inch tube pan

    3 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough get the cheap ones

    1 cup white sugar

    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    1/2 cup sweet butter

    1 cup packed  dark brown sugar

    1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

    1/2 cup raisins or a lot if you like raisins

Directions

Preheat oven to 350  Grease one 9 or 10 inch tube
Mix white sugar and cinnamon in a brown paper bag. Cut biscuits into quarters. Shake biscuit pieces in the sugar cinnamon mix. Arrange pieces in the bottom of the prepared pan. Continue until all biscuits are coated and placed in pan. If using nuts and raisins, arrange them in and among the biscuit pieces as you go along.
In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the brown sugar over medium heat. cook for 1 minute. Pour over the biscuits.
Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. then turn out onto a plate. adding icing topping Do not cut! The bread just pulls apart.

Icing topping
1 cup powder sugar
2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon milk
1 table of vanilla

blend together until thin to pour over hot monkey adding more chopping nuts if you like... for those little monkeys.