Cooking Time: about 30 minutes
Ingredients: (for 8 people)
4 tubes Biscuits (refridgerated)
3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
3/4 cup Additional Granulated Sugar
1/3 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup Evaporated Milk
1 cup Butter
1.5 cups Chopped Pecans
2 tsp. Cinnamon
How to make it:
Preheat oven to 350°F
1. Cut biscuits into quarters. Combine 3/4 cup white sugar with the cinnamon. Roll each biscuit quarter in the cinnamon/sugar mixture.
3. In a saucepan, slowly bring milk, remaining 3/4 cup white sugar, brown sugar, and butter to a boil. Remove from heat. Pour over biscuits in the pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until it is cooked to your liking! Flip pan over onto a serving dish and serve right away!
Although the classic monkey bread recipe calls for pecans, of course you can use chopped almonds instead! Here are a couple more ideas to give your monkey bread some originality:
Layer biscuits with apple chunks and walnuts... mmmm!
Layer biscuits with strawberry jam and fresh strawberry slices. For this variation, you would want to cut out the cinnamon and maybe replace the pecans with almonds. Of course, you can also use this same idea with other fruits… for example: apricot jam and apricot jelly or raspberry jam and mixed berries. Just remember to cut out the cinnamon! Unless you're using apple or pear jam with apples or pears! Have fun creating your own fruit combos!
Chocolate lover? Layer with chocolate chunks or chocolate chips. Just remember to cut out the cinnamon. Enjoy whatever monkey bread recipe you come up with! You can't go wrong because they are all so good!
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