Mini Version: Monkey Bread

Last night Spencer and I had biscuits and gravy for “brinner”, which left me with extra biscuits! And I knew exactly what I wanted to do with them… So, this morning I have decided to leave a sweet little surprise for my husband: Mini Monkey Bread! So Spencer, if you are reading this before you get home.. get excited!

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This recipe is super easy to follow and you don’t need many ingredients at all.

You will need:

  • 1/2 Cup- Butter (melted)
  • 1/2 Cup- Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 Cup- Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons- Cinnamon (I love cinnamon.. so I ended up using extra)
  • 2 Cans- Buttermilk Biscuits (10 biscuits in each can)

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and prep your muffin tin. This recipe will make 12 mini monkey bread (so you can line the whole thing). Spray your paper with some non-stick spray… because let’s face it, this yummy treat is sticky… and wonderful!

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Step 2: Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Take your biscuits and tear each one into about 4-5 pieces, dip them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture and place 6-8 pieces in each tin cup. (I tear, dip, and place each piece individually to gauge how many I will need to put in each cup to make it even.) The amount of cinnamon-sugar was perfect for this number of biscuit pieces, I barely had any left over… and what I did have left over I just sprinkled over each cup.

Step 3: Melt your butter in small bowl (in my case I used a measuring cut with a spout for easy pouring) and then add in your brown sugar. Mix well!

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Step 4: Pour enough of the sugar-butter mixture over each cup to cover the pieces of biscuit and keep it even for each cup. I like pouring a little less than I should and then go back over the cups if I have left over sugar-butter.

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Step 5: Pop those suckers in the oven for about 10-15 minutes (or until nice and golden and a toothpick comes out clean).

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Step 6: Let them sit for a few minutes still in the muffin tin, and then move them to a cooling rack to finish cooling. (You can see how much they puffed up!)

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Now just sit back and enjoy! …of course I had to try one to make sure they were good enough to surprise Spencer with.

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4 thoughts on “Mini Version: Monkey Bread

    • They really are super yummy! Another tip: These taste REALLY GOOD warmed back up. Once they cool the sticky sugar will harden (still delicious), but when you heat it back up it gets nice and gooey again!

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