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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
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Biscuits


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


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

  • 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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