Chocolate Monkey Bread

Chocolate Monkey Bread Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald


This is so good, so satisfying. My 2 kids, who are my own 2 little monkeys love this! I top it with bananas and some chocolate or caramel sauce with optional chocolate chips to make it even more monkey crazy!

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16oz each frozen bread loaves
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 stick
butter, melted and divided
1/4 c
3/4 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/2 c
packed light brown sugar
bag of semi sweet chocolate chips or mini milk chocolate kisses

How to Make Chocolate Monkey Bread


  • 1Thaw loaves as directed on package; let rise until doubled.
  • 2Stir together granulated sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Stir together 1/4 cup butter, brown sugar and water in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 to 60 seconds or until smooth when stirred. Pour mixture into 12-cup fluted tube pan.
  • 3Heat oven to 350°F. Pinch off pieces of bread dough; form into balls, 1-1/2 inches in diameter, placing 3 chocolates inside each ball. Dip each ball in remaining 1/4 cup butter; roll in cocoa-sugar mixture. Place balls in prepared pan.
  • 4Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 20 minutes in pan; invert onto serving plate. Cool until lukewarm. 12 servings.
  • 5To serve add banana slices on top of monkey bread with more mini chocolate chips and with pecans, swirl hot fudge around, all optional. Great just by itself as well!

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