Easy Monkey Bread

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Indulge in the irresistible sweetness of Easy Monkey Bread, a delectable treat that is perfect for breakfast or a special dessert. Made with simple ingredients and baked to perfection, this recipe will become a favorite in your household.

Why Make This Recipe

Easy Monkey Bread is a crowd-pleaser that requires minimal effort but delivers maximum flavor. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply craving something sweet, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings with its gooey, cinnamon-sugar goodness.

How to Make Easy Monkey Bread


  • 4 cans of Pillsbury Biscuits
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 3/4 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 TBSP ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a one-gallon zip lock bag, mix the cinnamon and granulated sugar.
  3. In a glass bowl, melt 1/2 cup of butter and mix it with brown sugar.
  4. Cut each of the pre-sliced biscuits into fourths and drop them into the gallon-size bag. Coat the biscuits with the sugar mixture and then place the biscuit pieces into a bundt pan.
  5. After all the biscuits are in the bundt pan, drizzle the butter and brown sugar mixture over the top. It will run throughout the mass.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  7. Let it rest for 5 minutes, then flip it upside down onto a pan and serve with milk!

How to Serve Easy Monkey Bread

Serve Easy Monkey Bread warm so that the cinnamon-sugar glaze is gooey and delicious. You can enjoy it as is or pair it with a glass of cold milk for a delightful combination of flavors.

How to Store Easy Monkey Bread

Store any leftover Easy Monkey Bread in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. You can also reheat individual portions in the microwave for a warm and tasty treat.

Tips to Make Easy Monkey Bread

  • Make sure to evenly coat the biscuit pieces with the cinnamon-sugar mixture for a consistent flavor.
  • Allow the monkey bread to cool slightly before serving to avoid burning your mouth on the hot sugar glaze.
  • Experiment with adding chopped nuts or raisins to the monkey bread for additional texture and flavor.


For a twist on the classic recipe, try drizzling caramel sauce over the monkey bread before baking for a caramelized flavor. You can also add a cream cheese frosting drizzle for an extra touch of sweetness.


  1. Can I use homemade biscuit dough instead of canned biscuits? Yes, you can substitute homemade biscuit dough for the canned biscuits in this recipe.
  2. Is it necessary to use a bundt pan for Easy Monkey Bread? While a bundt pan creates the traditional shape of monkey bread, you can also use a regular cake pan or even a cast-iron skillet.
  3. Can I make Easy Monkey Bread ahead of time? Yes, you can assemble the monkey bread ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight. Simply bake it in the morning for a fresh and delicious breakfast treat.

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