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Monkey bread on a white ruffled cake plate.
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Monkey Bread

In this dish, your family can enjoy a crunchy twist on traditional monkey bread. Made in an air fryer using canned biscuits and prepared with just 5 ingredients, it's the perfect sweet treat for any occasion!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, desserts
Servings: 6
Calories: 452kcal
Author: Robin Fields


  • Air Fryer
  • 6-inch cake pan or 6-cup Bundt pan


  • 16.3 ounce refrigerated biscuit dough
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup brown sugar


  • Preheat the air fryer to 325° F. Spray a 6" round cake pan with cooking spray. Separate biscuits and cut each into 4 pieces.
  • In a large bowl, stir granulated sugar with cinnamon. Toss biscuit pieces in the cinnamon and sugar mixture until well coated. Place each biscuit piece in prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together butter and brown sugar. Pour mixture evenly over the biscuit pieces.
  • Place pan in the air fryer basket and cook 20 minutes until brown. Let cool 10 minutes before flipping bread out of the pan and serving.



Excerpted from The "I Love My Air Fryer" 5-Ingredient Recipe Book by Robin Fields. Copyright © 2021 by Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.


Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 796mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 3mg