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Lemon Monkey Bread

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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This double-lemon monkey bread is fresh and oh-so-sweet for spring!

Angie McGowan
October 4, 2016

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
box (4-serving size) lemon pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
2
cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Butter Tastin™ biscuits
3/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1
to 2 drops yellow food color

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together brown sugar, lemon peel and pudding mix.
  • 3 Separate both cans of dough into 16 biscuits. Cut each into fourths; place in another large bowl. Add melted butter; toss to coat, making sure each piece of dough is covered with butter. Roll each piece in pudding mix mixture; place in pan.
  • 4 Bake 38 to 42 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Place serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan.
  • 5 In small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and enough lemon juice until smooth and drizzling consistency. Add enough food color for desired yellow color; mix well. Drizzle glaze over warm monkey bread. Serve warm; pull apart to serve. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together brown sugar, lemon peel and pudding mix.
  • 3 Separate both cans of dough into 16 biscuits. Cut each into fourths; place in another large bowl. Add melted butter; toss to coat, making sure each piece of dough is covered with butter. Roll each piece in pudding mix mixture; place in pan.
  • 4 Bake 38 to 42 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Place serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan.
  • 5 In small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and enough lemon juice until smooth and drizzling consistency. Add enough food color for desired yellow color; mix well. Drizzle glaze over warm monkey bread. Serve warm; pull apart to serve. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

For a less tart glaze, simply make the sugar glaze with water instead of lemon juice.

Although monkey bread is best served fresh and warm, it can be reheated the next day in a 200°F oven or in the microwave.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
30g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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