Skillet Monkey Bread is a scrumptious homemade sweet and sticky dessert baked in a cast iron skillet. This is without question, the BEST Monkey Bread we have ever tasted.
The proof this is the best Monkey Bread was an empty pan within 5 minutes of our video ending! We’re not kidding, we were forced to make another batch the next morning to go along with a huge country breakfast.
SKILLET MONKEY BREAD
Growing up in Kentucky we regularly had sweet gooey desserts. Monkey Bread, as it’s known today, is just one of those sweet treats that you wanted anytime you could get it! Sorry folks forget about that old Bundt Pan thing… this is a special treat that demands an old fashion cast iron skillet to get it done right! When cooked the country-way, this is a sweet, sticky, ooey gooey treat. When making this recipe we had no idea this was a dish we grew up on. We had heard the name Monkey Bread and even tasted it, but it was nothing like the product our recipe generates. Mom and Granny always called it Sticky Pinch-me Bread. So, when you called it by name, they always pinched you, because you said, “pinch me”. It brings back great memories of them forcing us to say the words, so they could give us a little pinch.
Monkey Bread cooked in cast iron is the only legitimate way to honor this southern comfort dish. The magic that occurs in that skillet is utterly AMAZING. Once you have followed our directions in this recipe, you’ll see Monkey Bread or Sticky Pinch-me Bread’s full-blown potential. It’s not just gorgeous, it’s truly scrumptious.
This is a magnificently handcrafted dessert, ideal for serving during the holidays. Your friends and family will appreciate our Skillet Monkey Bread served in cast iron. It’s another quick and enticing choice!
INGREDIENTS FOR OUR SKILLET BREAKFAST BREAD RECIPE
- Grands Flaky Original – they need to be flaky
- Brown Sugar
HOW TO MAKE OUR SKILLET MONKEY BREAD
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place 1 1/2 sticks of Butter in a 10” skillet and place in oven until melted.
Put 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon into a mixing bowl, and whisk together. Set aside.
Open a can of Grands Flaky Original biscuits and cut each biscuit into 8 pieces.
Remove skillet from oven and place 1 cup of Brown Sugar in it and blend
Return skillet to the oven while preparing the biscuit pieces.
Take the cut up biscuit pieces and cover them in the cinnamon sugar mix and set it aside.
Remove skillet from the oven and stir the butter and brown sugar mixture.
Pour about half the mixture into another bowl.
Now place the biscuit pieces into the skillet evenly.
Sprinkle 3/4 of the remaining cinnamon sugar mix over the biscuits in the skillet.
Pour the remaining butter and brown sugar mixture evenly over the biscuits.
Pour the remaining cinnamon sugar mix over the biscuits.
Place skillet back into the over for 25 minutes until top is browned.
If desired, sprinkle top of skillet with pecans.
Once you have relished our Skillet Monkey Bread, please giving some of our other southern breakfast dishes a try. Another family favorite is our Biscuits and Gravy!
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Skillet Monkey Bread
- 1 can Grands Flaky Biscuits
- 1/2 cup Sugar
- 2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 cup Brown Sugar
- 1 1/2 stick Butter
- 1/4 cup Pecans
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Place butter in skillet and place in oven until melted.
- Add brown sugar to skillet, stir to combine and return to oven.
- Place sugar in a large bowl.
- Add cinnamon and whisk to combine. Set aside.
- Separate biscuits and cut each into eighths.
- Remove skillet from oven and pour about half of mixture into bowl.
- Toss each biscuit piece in cinnamon sugar and place in skillet in a single layer.
- Sprinkle remaining cinnamon sugar over top of biscuits in skillet.
- Pour brown sugar butter mixture over top of biscuits.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
- You can sprinkle top of skillet with pecans, if desired.
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