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Monkey Bread

This homemade Monkey Bread is so easy to make and is so gooey and delicious. I make this delicious bread with Rhodes rolls, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Then top it with an amazing cream cheese frosting. It will become a staple at your family's next brunch or breakfast.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Cooling Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 14


  • 20 Rolls Cut in half I let mine thaw a little so they are easier to cut.
  • ½ Cup Brown sugar
  • ½ Cup White sugar
  • ½ Cup Melted butter (or one stick)
  • 2 tbsp Cinnamon

Cream Cheese Frosting.

  • 1 stick Room temperature butter
  • 8 oz Room temperature Cream Cheese (or one brick)
  • 2 Tbsp. Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tsp. Almond extract
  • 3-4 Cups Powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a bunt pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Cut 20 Rhodes Bake and Serve Rolls in half, and layer the bottom of the bunt pan with half of the cut rolls. (Cutting the rolls is easier if let the rolls thaw a little bit.
  • In a medium bowl mix the brown sugar, white sugar and cinnamon.
  • Melt one stick of butter in a separate bowl in the microwave. Around 10-15 seconds at a time until fully melted.
  • Drizzle half of the butter over the first layer of rolls in the bunt pan, and sprinkle half of the cinnamon and sugar mixture over the top.
  • Layer the rest of the cut rolls over the top of the first layer. Pour the rest of the butter evenly over the last layer followed by the remaining sugar and cinnamon mixture.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and a dish towel and let rise 30 mins to an hour.
  • Bake for 30-40 mins until the top is a golden brown.
  • Allow the bread to cool 10-15 mins before removing it from the bunt pan.
  • To remove the bread from the pan place a plate on top of the pan and flip it over.
  • Frost immediately using a piping bag or a zip-lock bag with the corner cut off.

Cream Cheese Frosting.

  • Whip together butter, cream cheese, and almond extract.
  • Slowly mix in powdered Sugar
  • Add in heavy cream if the frosting is to think.


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.
Keyword Easy Monkey Bread, Homemade Monkey Bread, Monkey Bread
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