Daybreak recipe: Bananas Foster Monkey Bread

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by STACY FAWCETT

WFAA contributor

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Updated Saturday, Apr 19 at 9:09 AM

Here's a dessert item that combines two classic favorites — Bananas Foster and Monkey Bread — and is perfect for letting the kids help make.


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cans of chilled biscuits (regular Poppin' Fresh or Grands)
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 tbsp. of cinnamon (or more, to your taste)
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ripe bananas, coarsely chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 12-cup fluted tube pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. Separate biscuit dough and cut into bite-size pieces.
  3. Dredge dough pieces into cinnamon/sugar mixture and coat completely.
  4. Put sliced bananas in first then layer a biscuit. Repeat until all dough pieces are in pan.
  5. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir the brown sugar into the melted butter until completely dissolved. Add the vanilla and stir well. Pour the mixture over the biscuit dough.
  6. Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  7. Turn upside-down onto serving plate; pull apart to serve. Serve warm.

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