Volcano Bread (aka Monkey Bread)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 355.3
  • Total Fat: 20.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.1 mg
  • Sodium: 613.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Finger Food: small chunks of biscuit dough rolled in sugar/cinnamon, baked in a bundt pan dripping with sticky brown sugar syrup Finger Food: small chunks of biscuit dough rolled in sugar/cinnamon, baked in a bundt pan dripping with sticky brown sugar syrup
Number of Servings: 8


    one package Pillsbury Grands Biscuit
    2 tsp cinnamon mixed w 2 tsp splenda/sugar

    1/2 cup unsalted butter or marg, melted
    1/2 cup brown sugar. packed
    1 tsp cinnamon

    cooking spray to coat a bundt pan
    one serving plate


preheat oven to 350*f. prepare bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray.

open package of biscuits and cut each biscuit into quarters. set aside.

in a med bowl mix 2 tsp cinnamon with 2 tsp splenda sugar blend. roll quartered biscuit pieces in spice mix and arrange in bundt pan. DO NOT PRESS DOWN!

On med low heat, in a small sauce pan: melt the butter (marg), and add the brown sugar and remaining cinnamon. remove from heat, stirring continually. pour this syrup over the arranged biscuit pieces.

Bake uncovered in a 350*f oven 13-17 minutes. until the biscuits have puffed and the syrup has soaked into the bread.

To remove volcano bread (monkey bread) from bundt pan: Place an unpside down plate over the opening of the bundt pan. Invert bundt pan while holding plate firmly in place. Shake gently until bread loosens and falls onto plate, resembling a small volcano.

Serve as is, immediately, with small plates and damp towelettes for sticky fingers. :) can be doubled to serve 16.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DENGLERFAMILY.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a great and easy recipe!! We loved it! - 8/23/09

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    So easy and so yummy! - 10/21/16

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    I really enjoyed this recipe, and so did my family! Quick and easy and is just the right thing, when you're looking for something sweet. - 4/5/13

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    Made this for our family get together for Easter. Super easy and turned out amazing!! My father in law wondered why I haven't made it before! Did not last long at all - 4/27/11

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    THis is such an easy and simple dessert or breakfast... My kids even helped out by rolling the pieces in the sugar and putting it in the pan.. They actually woke up this morning asking for the rest for breakfast!! - 1/14/10

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    Paula Deen makes this same bread, only she cuts up cream cheese and puts a square inside each bisquit piece...great treat for Christmas or Easter morning. - 3/28/09

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    Loved it! So very good - 6/29/08

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    I've been looking for this recipe... can't wait to make it for the skinny folk in the house! - 6/20/08

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    OMG this sounds amazing! I can't wait to make it. - 5/20/08