Recently Things Two and Three asked if they could have overnights and have the same privilege. I am happy that they want to have friends over, so I gladly say yes as long as it is okay with Sarge. We picked two nights, back to back, for them to have their friends over. Originally it was supposed to be nights when Sarge did not have to be at work the next day, but being that he is a bugler, he was called in to work. :(
When Thing One has "the guys" over, it means chips, salsa, soda, and hot wings. Then I get to figure out something for breakfast that they will eat. That can be a challenge. Even though they are "the guys" sometimes they can be pretty picky.
Thing Two was much easier, chips, soda, mozzarella sticks and for breakfast, monkey bread with orange juice. Can you believe that I have never maid monkey bread? I went with the easy Pillsbury recipe for this time, but have already decided on changes that I will make for future endeavors.
|Inverted on Plate|
Melt a stick of butter and add 3/4 cup packed brown sugar to it. Pour the mixture over the top. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes. Invert it onto a dish and serve.
I think next time, I will make the following changes to the recipe:
1. I will use my cinnamon roll dough recipe for my bread maker. I think it will make a sweeter dough recipe. I will just have to allow for the dough to rise.
2. This recipe was for a caramel sauce. I think it was pretty good, but I will try adding some Karo syrup to the butter and brown sugar mixture. It will make it a little bit gooier and mix a little bit better.
3. I might try and put some of the mixture throughout the layers, but not sure if that will help or not.
4. If I want to be real decadent, I might add some pecan pieces throughout it...Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread!!!
Thing Three will be the easiest of the three. Soda and chips for the evening, and Orange Juice and Chocolate Chip Muffins for breakfast. Life is good!!! :)