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Apple monkey bread

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the water, yeast, sugar and whisk.
  • Add the egg, ginger, flour, vanilla, salt and allow 10-15 minutes for the yeast to activate.
  • Add the butter and beat with the hook attachment for 4-5 minutes on medium speed until you have an elastic dough.
  • Transfer dough to a bowl dusted with flour. Dust the dough with flour, cover with a plastic wrap and set aside for 30-60 minutes until it doubles in volume.

For the filling

  • Cut the apples into small pieces and add them to a bowl.
  • Add the walnuts (finely chopped), sugar, cinnamon, ground cloves and mix.

To assemble

  • In a bowl, add the sugar and the cinnamon for the icing and set aside.
  • Divide the dough into 40 pieces and press them with your hands.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of the filling to each piece, fold and shape into balls.
  • Dip each ball into the butter, the sugar and cinnamon mixture and place it in a cake pan with a 28 cm diameter hole in the center.
  • Place 1 layer of balls, add some of the filling and continue adding alternatively balls and filling until you have no more.
  • Cover with a towel and set aside for 1 hour to rise.
  • Preheat the oven to 170ο (340* F) set to fan.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Turn out of pan and serve with caramel sauce.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
5 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
6 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
8 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


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.

Sugars (g)
6 %


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.

Protein (g)
4 %


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.

Fibre (g)
3 %


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.

Sodium (g)
0 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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