Gooey, sweet, slightly salty and incredibly addictive – this salted caramel apple monkey bread is perfect for your upcoming holiday eating! I don’t know if everyone is tired of monkey bread recipes yet, but I’m still posting this recipe. I’ve never had monkey bread up to a couple months ago. It sounded delicious and I love that there are so many variations of it – savory and sweet – but it was just something I never got to try.
The version I tried was savory and crazy delicious, but it got me really curious about the sweet recipes. How good would it be to have dough bites covered in caramel and then baked? The answer is HELLA GOOD!! It’s gooey and sweet and the perfect brunch recipe that you need to make.
It would also be the perfect holiday brunch recipe and I really REALLY want to make this recipe again for Thanksgiving. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a Thanksgiving brunch? I think a lot of people have already made this before over the holidays but…oh well! I love a get-together with friends and family where there’s lots of bits and pieces to pick at, and this would fit in perfectly. That must be why I love potlucks – I will go to any event if it says “Potluck” in the title, but I digress.
It’s a simple monkey bread recipe (as most are I suppose if you’re not making the dough by scratch) and the smell coming from the oven is to die for. This monkey bread is so gooey and sweet that you’ll want to eat the WHOLE thing, and why not? You deserve it and sharing is overrated! It’s everything you could want in a recipe, so I’m calling it, this is definitely a breakfast win!!
I’ll take this salted caramel apple monkey bread PLUS a big cup of coffee this Thanksgiving! ! Wait I take that back, there’s no way I’m passing up on my mom’s holiday dinner, but this monkey bread will be a good start to the day. Am I right? The only problem is that I’ll have to wait until then to eat it, unless I feel like I need to test out the recipe another time….hmmm?
For the blog, of course. 😉
- 4 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 cup of packed brown sugar
- ½ cup heavy cream
- ½ tsp sea salt
- 2 cans of Pillsbury biscuit dough
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 2 tsp cinnamon powder
- 1½ cups of chopped apple
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- pre-made salted caramel sauce
- To make the caramel, add the butter, sugar and cream to a sauce pan and heat over medium low. Whisk continuously to prevent the bottom from burning. After 5-7 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the sea salt. Let it cool slightly before using.
- Preheat the oven to 350F and grease a bundt pan.
- Cut the biscuit dough into quarters. In a mixing bowl, add the granulated sugar and cinnamon. Toss the quartered biscuits in the cinnamon sugar. Arrange half of the biscuits over the bottom of the bundt pan. Sprinkle half of the apples and pecans over the biscuits. Pour one third of the salted caramel over the apples/pecans. Layer the rest of the biscuits, then apples and pecans. Pour another third of the caramel sauce over top.
- Bake 35-40 minutes until dough is cooked through. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes. Turn the bundt pan out over a plate. Pour the remaining caramel over the monkey bread and serve!