Pull-Apart Orange Bread

    1 hour 55 minutes

    This is a great way to eat bread, sometimes called 'monkey bread' because everyone tears off their piece.

    26 people made this

    Serves: 20 

    • 1/4 cup (65ml) milk
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon orange zest
    • 1 large orange, juiced
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) water
    • 2 1/4 cups (280g) plain flour
    • 3 tablespoons white sugar
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 65g butter, melted
    • 3 tablespoons white sugar
    • 1 cup (150g) icing sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons orange juice

    Preparation:40min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:45min rising  ›  Ready in:1hour55min 

    1. In a one cup measuring cup combine the milk, eggs, orange zest, juice from one orange and enough water to equal one cup. Place into bread machine. Add the flour, sugar, yeast, salt, butter or margarine and cinnamon and turn machine onto dough cycle.
    2. When cycle is complete, divide the dough into 20 equal portions and roll into balls. Dip balls into melted butter and then into white sugar. Place in greased ring tin.
    3. Let rise for 35 to 45 minutes.
    4. Bake in a preheated 190 degrees C oven for 25-30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes then remove from pan.
    5. If desired, glaze with a mixture of icing sugar and orange juice.

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    These were good hot out of the oven, but not after they cooled. Became hard...hmmm.  -  04 Mar 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I made it for mother's day breakfast and my mom was very impressed. Dividing the dough into equal portions by using a scale really pays off.  -  18 May 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Orange Pull Aparts are amazing! I can't keep up with the demand now!  -  24 Oct 2000  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)