2 loaves, 10 servings per loaf

A pull-apart bread recipe like this one typically dips each piece of dough into a bowl of melted butter. But we simply brushed the dough with a little reduced-calorie margarine instead.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine yeast and 1 cup warm water in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes. Add remaining 1 cup warm water, flour, sugar, and salt, stirring until blended. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

Step 2

Punch dough down; divide in half. Turn 1 portion out onto a heavily floured surface, and knead 3 or 4 times. Roll to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 4 x 1 1/2-inch strips. Brush strips with half of melted margarine, and layer, overlapping, in a 12-cup Bundt or 10-inch tube pan coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining dough and melted margarine in another coated Bundt or tube pan. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 4

Bake bread at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.

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