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Drunken Monkey bread
Method

For the dough

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the yeast, sugar and milk. Whisk and set aside for 10 minutes to allow the yeast to activate.
  • Add the butter, eggs, whiskey, flour and salt. Beat with the whisk attachment for 5-6 minutes, until you create a thick dough.
  • Transfer dough to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 1 hour.
  • Divide the dough into 50 equal sized pieces and shape into balls.
  • Grease a cake pan (with a hole in the middle) with butter and sprinkle with a bit of sugar.
  • In a bowl, combine the sugar and ground cinnamon to make the coating.
  • Dip each ball of dough into the melted butter and then directly into the coating mixture.
  • Place in the cake pan and repeat the same process for each ball of dough, until the bottom of the cake pan is full.
  • Add the white couverture and walnuts over them.
  • Repeat the same process until you have 3 layers of dough balls, white couverture and walnuts.
  • Pour the melted butter over the top and sprinkle with the leftover sugar.
  • Cover with a kitchen towel and allow to rise for 45-60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the sauce

  • Place a pan over high heat.
  • Add the sugar, honey, whiskey and butter.
  • Boil for 5-8 minutes.
  • Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
  • Pour sauce over monkey bread and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

173
Calories (kcal)
9 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

7.6
Total Fat (g)
11 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.6
Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

22.5
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

12.2
Sugars (g)
14 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

2.9
Protein (g)
6 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.74
Fibre (g)
3 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.04
Sodium (g)
1 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.