Monkey bread, mama's

Yield: 40 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 quart Milk
¼ cup Sugar
4 teaspoons Salt
2 tablespoons Shortening
1 pack Yeast
¼ cup Water; warm
12 cups Flour; or less, as needed
¾ pounds Butter; melted, more as need

Scald milk; add sugar, salt, and shortening.

Cool mixture to lukewarm; add yeast that has been softened in warm water.

Sift flour; use as much as needed to make dough stiff enough to handle. Add flour gradually -- knead until smooth and satiny.

Shape into 4 loaves, brush witha little melted butter, let rise.

Cut loaves into thick slices, dip into melted butter, place in pan, and let rise again.

Bake in hot oven (400-425 degrees F) until golden and crusty, about 40 minutes.

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