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Homemade Monkey Bread Recipe
Monkey Bread
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Cooling Time
10 mins
Total Time
1 hr

How to make the best gooey monkey bread ever! This recipe is made from scratch with homemade biscuit dough, cinnamon sugar, & a buttery brown sugar glaze.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make monkey bread, monkey bread, monkey bread recipe
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 333 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and generously mist a 10-cup bundt pan* with non-stick spray. 

  2. Place the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl, and whisk to combine. 

  3. Cut the butter in until only pea-sized pieces remain. 

  4. Stir in the buttermilk until a dough forms, and gathers itself into a ball that pulls cleanly away from the sides of the bowl. 

  5. Place the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow dish, and stir together. 

  6. Scoop the dough into 1-tablespoon sized balls, roll them in the cinnamon sugar to coat, and place them in the prepared pan.  

  7. When all the dough has been scooped and rolled in cinnamon sugar, whisk the brown sugar and melted butter together in a medium-sized bowl, then pour over the unbaked monkey bread.  

  8. Bake the monkey bread for 30 to 35 minutes, or until it's puffed and crusty on the top.  (A skewer or toothpick inserted in the thickest part of the bread should come out clean.)

  9. Cool the monkey bread for 10 minutes, then invert onto a serving plate and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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*Other sized pans can be used; please see above.

Nutrition Facts
Monkey Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 322mg14%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 480IU10%
Calcium 114mg11%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.