Monkey Bread

Monkey bread, a.k.a. bubble bread, is usually a sweet yeast bread on the order of sticky buns. The bread dough is rolled into balls, which are dipped into melted butter and nestled side-by-side in the baking pan, then coated with a sugary glaze. The balls bake up all stuck together, and to eat it, everyone plucks a ball from the monkey mass. It was big back in the 50’s, but it’s just as fun to eat now.

Here’s some monkey bread trivia from the Food Timeline.

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Why is monkey bread called that?

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