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Mardi Gras Monkey Bread
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Mardi Gras Monkey Bread

This delicious Monkey bread is decked out with Mardi Gras colored sprinkles and is simple to make using refrigerated biscuits.
Course Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 4 tubes refrigerated Homestyle Biscuits, not the Grands
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar, separated
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces.
  • In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, pecan pieces, and cinnamon. Roll each biscuit piece in sugar mixture and then place in a Bundt pan. You should use most of the sugar mixture up, but it's ok to have some left over.
  • In a saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, brown sugar, evaporated milk, and butter. Heat stirring occasionally, until butter melts. Pour over biscuit pieces.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes and then invert onto a cake stand or large plate.
  • For Icing, whisk together powdered sugar, heavy cream, and vanilla extract. Spread on top of Monkey Bread.