Pizza Monkey Bread Recipe




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Introduction

Indulge in a fun and tasty twist on traditional pizza with this Pizza Monkey Bread recipe. Perfect for sharing with family and friends, this pull-apart bread is filled with all the classic pizza flavors in a convenient and delicious bite-sized form.

Why Make This Recipe

If you’re looking for a creative and crowd-pleasing dish for gatherings or just a cozy night in, this Pizza Monkey Bread is the way to go. It’s easy to make, customizable with your favorite pizza toppings, and guaranteed to be a hit with both kids and adults.

How to Make Pizza Monkey Bread

Ingredients:

  • 32 ounces refrigerated canned biscuits, cut into quarters
  • 6 ounces pepperoni, sliced
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • ⅓ cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • Red pepper flakes, optional
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Marinara sauce, for dipping

Directions:

  1. Preheat Oven: Set your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a bundt pan.
  2. Prepare Ingredients: Cut the canned biscuits and slice the pepperoni.
  3. Mix Ingredients: Combine biscuit pieces, pepperoni, cheeses, melted butter, seasonings in a bowl.
  4. Transfer to Pan: Spread the mixture into the greased bundt pan.
  5. Bake: Bake for 35-40 minutes, covering with foil for the last 10 minutes.
  6. Invert and Garnish: Carefully flip the pan onto a plate, garnish with parsley.
  7. Serve: Enjoy warm with marinara sauce for dipping.

How to Serve Pizza Monkey Bread

Serve the Pizza Monkey Bread warm, allowing everyone to pull apart the delicious pieces. Provide marinara sauce on the side for dipping and watch as it disappears quickly!

How to Store Pizza Monkey Bread

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Tips to Make Pizza Monkey Bread

  • Customize with your favorite pizza toppings like olives, mushrooms, or bell peppers.
  • Ensure the biscuit pieces are coated evenly with the cheese and seasonings for maximum flavor.
  • Experiment with different herbs and spices to suit your taste preferences.

Variation

For a vegetarian option, omit the pepperoni and add extra veggies like cherry tomatoes and spinach to create a flavorful Veggie Pizza Monkey Bread.

FAQs

  1. Can I use homemade biscuit dough instead of canned biscuits? Yes, homemade biscuit dough can be used, but ensure it’s rolled out and cut into small pieces.
  2. How can I make this dish spicier? Add red pepper flakes to the mixture or sprinkle them on top before baking for a kick of heat.
  3. Can I freeze Pizza Monkey Bread? Yes, you can freeze leftovers in a freezer-safe container for up to 2 months. Reheat in the oven to enjoy again.

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