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Mancini's Favorite Recipes

Below are some of our favorite recipes that can be made using Mancini's Bread. If you have a favorite recipe that uses our bread let us know on our Facebook Discussion page here and we will add it to this page with your name.

Mancini's Monkey Bread

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

One 1 pound Mancini Dough Ball (Bring the dough to room temperature)

Grease a Bundt or Tube Pan

One half cup granulated sugar

One half cup brown sugar

One Stick of butter, melted

One and one half tablespoons of cinnamon

Optional: Three fourth of a cup of pecans or raisins

Cut the dough into one and one half inch cubes and roll the pieces into dough balls

Dip the small dough balls into the butter

Roll the dough balls into the cinnamon/sugar mixture

Arrange the dough balls in the Bundt pan sprinkling the nuts or raisins between layers

Pour any remaining sugar and butter over the mixture in the pan

Cover the pan with a towel and allow the mixture to rise until it doubles in size

Bake at 350 degrees for forty five minutes.

Loosen the sides with a knife and turn the bread onto a plate.

This is a good finger food for informal parties and Christmas breakfasts.

Mancini's Creme Brulee Toast

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1 Stick (1/2 Cup) Unsalted Butter

1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar

2 Tablespoons Corn Syrup (Can Omit)

Manciniʼs Italian Split or Similar (Can use Stale Bread)

5 Large Eggs

1 1/2 Cup Half And Half (Sub with Whole or 2% Milk)

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

1 Teaspoon Grand Marnier

1/4 Teaspoon Salt

In a small heavy saucepan melt butter with brown sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat, stirring until smooth. Pour into a 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking dish. Cut 6 1 inch thick slices from center portion of Manciniʼs Bread, reserving ends for another use. Arrange bread slices in one layer in baking dish, squeezing them slightly to fit.

In a bowl whisk together eggs, half and half, vanilla, grand marnier and salt until combined well. Pour mixture evenly over bread. Chill bread mixture, covered for at least 8 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 and bring bread to room temperature. Bake bread mixture, uncovered in middle of oven until puffed and edges are pale golden, 35 to 40 minutes.

Serve hot french toast immediately.

Makes 6 Servings.