For the monster dough:
- 2 cups warm water
- 1 pkg dry traditional yeast
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 cups of flower
Add the yeast to the warm water and dissolve. Wait approximately 20 minutes for it to rise.
Add 2 cups of flower. Mix and leave on the countertop for about 2 hours. Refrigerate until needed. Use at least 2 cups per week in a recipe and add 2 cups of flower to make it grow again.
Here’s what you can make with it:
Strudel Coffee Cake
- 1 cup flour
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup monster dough
- 1/4 cup oil
Mix the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Add the monster dough and oil. Mix well.
Press this into a greased 9 x 13 pan. Spread apple, cherry or blueberry filling on top.
Make a crumble topping by mixing 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon.
Sprinkle the crumble topping over the fruit.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.