Cake Batter Monkey Bread

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen bakes a batch of cake batter monkey bread. Try dozens more monkey breads with different shapes, sizes and flavors.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4


Monkey Bread

can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Homestyle refrigerated biscuits
cup butter, melted
cup packed brown sugar
cup vanilla cake mix (dry)
tablespoons ground cinnamon
Rainbow candy sprinkles, as desired


cup butter
cup milk
cup vanilla cake mix (dry)
cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 4 (4-oz) soufflé dishes with cooking spray.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Roll into balls. Place melted butter in small bowl. In another small bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/3 cup cake mix, the cinnamon and sprinkles. Dip each ball of dough into melted butter, then roll in sugar mixture. Place 8 balls in each soufflé dish.
  • 3 Bake about 20 minutes or until puffed up and browning on edges.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add milk, 1/2 cup cake mix and the granulated sugar. Mix with whisk to form thick glaze. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Spread on each monkey bread. Top with sprinkles.
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