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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Monkey Bread in Copper Chef

This morning my sister and I woke up before everyone else and made Monkey Bread. She cooks/bakes like me. These measurements are estimates.
Monkey Bread
2 1/2 sticks butter
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups vanilla ice cream 
1 cup sugar with cinnamon
2 to 3 pop open biscuits  (12-20 ea)
1 tsp vanilla 
Cooking in the Copper Chef Square pan
We had two stations going. One for the caramel topping and one for the bread processing. (You can also use frozen bread.)
Starting at the Bread Station
I cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. If you use (thawed) frozen bread the pieces aren't quite as consistent.

Cut biscuits in quarters
1 stick of butter was melted for dipping. (I melted 1/2 stick later because there wasn't quite enough.)
Butter for dipping
Then we prepared sugar and cinnamon. We mixed about a cup at a time.
Cinnamon Sugar
Ready for a roll in the butter then 
Moisten bread with butter
A dip in the cinnamon sugar.  To me this is the puttsy part. It is a good thing that I like doing puttsy things.
Roll in Cinnamon Sugar
While I was preparing the rolls, Tabatha was making the caramel. She put the brown sugar on top of the butter.
Topping station: adding the brown sugar
Then she added the ice cream and started cooking it.  I'm not sure how long.  
Don't forget the ice cream!
She said that she heats it until it hits the right consistency. 
Start melting to make caramel.
Once it is all liquid, she adds a teaspoon of vanilla. 
A pure flavor
Then she brings it to a boil. By this time, it is turning the color of caramel.
It is caramel!
We turned off the heat and put the bread on the top. Gently we scooped the caramel over the top.
Add the bread and mix it around..,
We covered the bread up getting ready to bake it. We baked it between 35 and 45 minutes.
Cover and bake
We tested it by pulling out a center piece to make sure that it was cooked through. Then we carefully flipped it onto a plate.
Monkey bread fresh out of the oven (before it is flipped)
This was hobbit breakfast one. My stepmother rinsed out the pan and made hobbit breakfast two (ham and eggs with cheese.)
The hobbits 2nd breakfast
You can make Monkey bread when you are too tired....

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