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Homemade Monkey Bread from Scratch

Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks)
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk


1. In a small pan melt together 1 1/2 cups brown sugar and 3/4 cup butter, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and set aside.

2. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir well and set aside.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and soda, and salt.

4. Cut in 3/4 cup butter to the flour mixture.

5. Add buttermilk and stir. Knead mixture to work in all flour and make a dough.

6. Put half the butter/brown sugar mixture in your pot in the bottom of a Bundt pan.

7. Divide dough in half.

8. Tear off 1 inch chunks of half the dough and roll in to balls.

9. Place the balls in a layer in your pan.

10. Cover layer with half the brown sugar/cinnamon mixture and 1/2 of the rest of the butter/brown sugar mixture.

11. Use the rest of the dough to make another layer of dough balls on top of the bottom layer.

12. Cover the top layer with the rest of the brown sugar/cinnamon mixture and the rest of the butter/brown sugar mixture.

13. Bake at 350 degrees for around 25-30 minutes.

14. Allow bread to cool for about 1 minute and then invert on to a serving platter.

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