Apple-Cinnamon Monkey Bread

Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 1 hr 30 min
Servings: 12

Enjoy this monkey bread made using Pillsbury™ Grands!™ rolls, apple and flavoured with cinnamon - perfect for breakfast.


  • 2 cans (5 count) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Supreme refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls with Icing
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. Set aside icing tubs from cinnamon rolls. Separate each can of dough into 5 rolls; cut into quarters.
  3. Place apple in small bowl. In another small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon. Add 1/4 cup sugar mixture to apple; toss to coat. Sprinkle half of apple pieces in pan. Roll half of dough pieces in sugar mixture; place on apples in pan.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining apple pieces. Roll remaining dough pieces in sugar mixture; place on apples. Pour melted butter over top.
  5. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown across top. Cool 10 minutes; run knife around edge of pan to loosen. Place heatproof serving plate over pan and turn over; remove pan. Cool 10 minutes longer.
  6. Drizzle reserved icing over top of bread, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Pull apart to serve; serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Try using chopped pear in place of the apple.