Apple-Bourbon Monkey Bread


As far as apple desserts go, you won't find one much easier or tastier than this. Kids and adults alike will go crazy for this fruity, easy-to-make monkey bread.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 2 12 ounce cans (20 biscuits total) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

  • 1 cup chopped peeled cooking apples

  • cup bourbon or apple juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan or tube pan; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl stir together sugar and cinnamon; set aside. Place melted butter in another medium bowl. Using kitchen scissors, cut each biscuit into fourths. Toss apple and biscuit pieces, several at a time, in melted butter, then in cinnamon-sugar to coat. Layer biscuit pieces in the prepared tube pan; press lightly. Sprinkle with any remaining cinnamon-sugar and drizzle with any remaining melted butter. Drizzle bourbon over biscuits.

  3. Bake about 30 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto a large serving platter. Serve warm.

    Apple-Bourbon Monkey Bread
    Matthew Clark

To Store:

Keep leftovers in nonstick foil for easy and effective storage.

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