312 Monkey Bread

Ingredients: (312 Monkey Bread)

2 packages active dry yeast

1 cup warm water — (105-115 degrees)

2 large eggs — lightly beaten

1 cup vegetable oil

6 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup sugar

1 tablespoons salt

1 cup boiling water

1/2 cup butter or margarine — melted

Directions: (312 Monkey Bread)

Combine yeast and warm water in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes. Combine yeast mixture, eggs and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until smooth. Add boiling water slowly to mixture, stirring until blended. Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Punch dough down; divide in half. Turn one portion out onto a heavily floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times. Roll to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 4 x 1-1/2 inch strips. Brush strips with half of melted butter, and layer, overlapping, in a greased Bundt or 10-inch tube pan. Repeat procedure with remaining dough and butter in another greased Bundt or tube pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 1 1/2 hours or until dough is doubled in bulk. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.