Orange Monkey Bread

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Orange Monkey Bread: The Zesty Twist on a Classic

If you’re familiar with the sweet allure of cinnamon and sugar monkey bread, then brace yourself for an aromatic twist that is sure to brighten up your breakfast table!


2 cans of refrigerated biscuit dough (approx. 16 biscuits)

1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon orange zest (from 1-2 large oranges)

1/4 cup fresh orange juice

Optional: Powdered sugar for dusting


Preparation: Begin by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a bundt pan or any round baking dish of your choice.

Orange Sugar Mix: In a medium-sized bowl, combine the granulated sugar and orange zest. Mix until well incorporated.

Prep the Dough: Take each biscuit and tear or cut it into quarters.

Dunk and Toss: Dip each biscuit piece into the melted butter, making sure it’s well-coated. Then roll it in the orange sugar mixture.

Layering: Arrange the sugar-coated biscuit pieces into the prepared baking dish, layering them on top of one another.

Orange Drizzle: Mix the fresh orange juice into any remaining melted butter. Pour this orange-butter mix evenly over the biscuit pieces in the baking dish.

Bake: Place your dish in the oven and let it bake for about 30 minutes, or until it turns golden brown and the center is cooked through.

For Crispy Lovers: If you’re a fan of the golden crispy top, let it bake as is. But if you prefer a softer finish, cover the dish with foil for the last 10 minutes of baking.

Serve: Once baked, remove from the oven and let it sit for a few minutes. Then, flip the bread onto a plate, dust with optional powdered sugar if desired, and let the pulling apart commence!

Credit: Seobegi