Easy Maple Pecan Monkey Bread
If you are looking to try out a new dessert recipe, why not try this Easy Maple Pecan Monkey Bread? Monkey bread is such a funny name for bread, isn't it? The origin of the name of this bread seems to have come from the fact that the bread itself looks like the fruit from a monkey puzzle tree. Recipes for this monkey bread began to show up in women's cooking magazines in the 1950's in the United States and became increasingly popular over the years. In spite of it's popularity in the United States, monkey bread was and is still unknown to many other places in the world. It certainly is an interesting type of bread! It is basically a sweet bread that is doused liberally with a mixture of butter, cinnamon, sugar and chopped pecans. This recipe is for the kind of bread much like a cinnamon roll, but instead it has a lot of small pieces of sugarcoated buttery and sweet bread in one cake-like mound. The monkey bread is served hot from the oven so that it is really easy to pull apart to share and enjoy with friends or family.
Bread has always been a basic food item for people. You can always try different types of bread recipes to make for breakfasts or any other meals in a day. It is also fun and rewarding to make your own bread at home from scratch. This could result in you saving you some money from buying expensive gourmet bread out there when they are very simple to make at home. All they require is some time and patience. Now how about learning a new recipe today like this easy Maple pecan monkey bread? We know it does sound a little bit exotic, and something like only the professional bakers could pull off, but with the right recipe in front of you; there is no way you couldn't do this at home.
The ingredients are pretty simple; you will just need some granulated sugar, cinnamon, pecans, maple syrup, brown sugar, butter and a couple of canisters Pillsbury Grands Buttermilk Biscuits. You can always make your own bread from home, but if you are in a pinch for time, you can always rely on the pre made Pillsbury products and the monkey bread recipe will turn out just as great. If you have some baking pans that you have not used for years, well itís time that you bring them out because this recipe calls out for some serious baking job. For the monkey bread recipe you will be using a bundt pan for it to get it's perfect cake shape. You basically take the Pillsbury biscuits and cut them up, and then toss them into some cinnamon and sugar, so they have a nice sugary coating. These little pieces are then layered in the bundt pan with the chopped pecans and then the delicious maple syrup mixture is poured over top of all the sugary bread pieces. The result is a super ooey gooey cinnamon roll looking cake once it comes out of the bundt pan... When you see the photos of this monkey bread, you will be dying to try it out.
The other great thing about this recipe is that you can add in certain things that you like, why not try some chocolate sauce one time that you make it? Or, some fruit like bananas or some dried apricots, raisins or dates would be lovely mixed in with the little bread chunks. This monkey bread recipe would be great for a brunch too, and everyone would be amazed at your crafty culinary skills! Try this great recipe out very soon and make sure you save it to your favourite recipes for future use and to share with others. Happy baking!
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