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Cake Batter Monkey Bread

Cake Batter Monkey Bread
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
Who needs birthday cake when you can eat cake batter monkey bread any time of year?
By Cheri Liefeld
Updated May 11, 2021

Ingredients

Monkey Bread

  • 1 can (16.3 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Southern Homestyle Original Biscuits (8 Count)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vanilla cake mix (dry)
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • Rainbow candy sprinkles, as desired

Icing

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla cake mix (dry)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

Steps

  • 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.

  • If glaze is too thick, add a few drops of milk to desired consistency.
  • Make the monkey bread the night before, and reheat in the morning. Then glaze and finish with sprinkles.

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