Monkey Bread

I made this long ago with my friend Nicole. For some reason it didn’t rise at all, so they were little hard balls to eat.. oh wait. I’ll explain what monkey bread is!


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Well I saw this in a couple of baking books and also with my friend. This is an American invention. Not sure why it’s called Monkey bread, maybe because you pull it apart with your hands. They are little bread balls dipped individually in butter, cinnamon, nuts and whatever else you want and placed in a bundt pan! Here’s a little more info.



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Basically it’s a sweet dough. Let it rise once.


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Then I cut the dough into 32 little balls.


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I dipped them in butter and rolled them in cinnamon sugar with crushed cardamom. The cinnamon sugar tends to get clumpy after a while..


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Placed them in a bundt pan; I have myself a nice pretty copper one! Oh, you should grease it before but I actually forgot.. it came out fine though. I think with all the butter, it wasn’t too difficult to slide out. And build it up and up.


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Let it rise once again.


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And bake it!


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Once baked, turn it upside down and done! It’s caramel golden and smells wonderful.


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This is great for breakfast, brunch or a cool party food. It’s like mini cinnamon buns. Mmm.

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One Response to Monkey Bread

  1. El says:

    Gorgeous bread!

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