Orange Monkey Bread Recipe -
Orange Monkey Bread Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Orange Monkey Bread

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"A yummy variation of monkey bread."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 10-inch Bundt pan.
  2. Toss the sugar and orange zest together in a small bowl. Whisk the orange juice and melted butter together in a separate small bowl.
  3. Roll the biscuit dough pieces into balls. Dip each ball into the orange juice mixture and then roll in the sugar mixture. Arrange the coated balls evenly in the prepared pan. Pour the remaining orange juice mixture over the biscuits.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool in the pan for a few minutes before turning out onto a serving platter. Serve warm.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 19, 2009

We loved it, and didn't do the annoying all recipe thing and change the complete recipe! Loved it as is, a total hit. Will probably make the menu for Christmas morning!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 23, 2010

I prefer a more traditional recipe. Didn't go over very well at our small group.

Jan 31, 2011

This was DELICIOUS :) I cut back on the sugar to 1 cup, still time ill try less.. the method of dipping the biscuit balls in the orange & then sugar mix, I didnt liek much cuz the orange zest wouldnt stay stuck to the next time , I will sprinkle some sugar w the zest on the bottom of the pan, adn after arranging the biscuit balls ill add some orange zest to it...What I really loved was the consistency of the orange & butter mix , whn it was baked. ..kinda like a heavy syrup type or glaze ...only bad thing was teh 3 rolls got stuck to my next time i need to spray more butter....but overall it was a good bread!!! Thank you for this wonderful recipe!

Dec 22, 2009

This is AMAZING!!! We made it and had no leftovers for breakfast on Thanksgiving and it has been requested for Christmas! I did have to extend the cooking time, but it was no big deal.

Feb 28, 2011

Delicious! I was suprised this version still turned out 'gooey' since there was no brown sugar. I made it with ingredients on hand (lemon rind instead of orange) and decreased the sugar to 1 Cup as suggested. Very tasty! Thank you!!!

Mar 03, 2010

Excellent recipe. I don't like to grate orange peel, so buy it in the store in the spice section. So much easier to use. For those of you who love the sticky sweetness of the original, you will be surprised how fresh this one tastes as well as being sweet.

Jun 29, 2010

They're good. I like the fresh taste that they have. I put aluminum foil under the pan to catch the drips & I put a place on top half way so they weren't to crisp.

Jun 07, 2010

This variation of Monkey Bread is absolutely delicious ! I wouldn't change a thing. When I flipped it out of the pan it has a wonderful orange butter sauce that glazes it nicely. This is a keeper for sure !


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  • Calories
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 592 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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