Monkey Bread Muffins Recipe

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Shawn Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Monkey Bread Muffins

Go bananas over these monkey bread muffins that are delightfully soft, covered in cinnamon, and drizzled with sugar glaze.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 48 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsall-purpose flour,plus 2 tbsp
  • ½cupgranulated sugar,plus 3 tbsp
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupbuttermilk
  • cupmilk
  • cupunsalted butter,plus 6 tbsp, melted
  • ¾cuplight-brown sugar,firmly packed
  • 2tspcinnamon,ground

For Glaze:

  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • 1tbspmilk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a muffin tin, set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Pour buttermilk, ⅓ cup milk and melted butter into the flour mixture. Stir with a fork or clean hands just until the mixture comes together. Don’t overmix.

  4. Pour ½ cup granulated sugar into a medium container that has a lid to cover. Scoop dough out about 1 even teaspoon at a time and drop into the container in an even layer, working in batches.

  5. Then cover the container with a lid and shake to coat. Drop 6 sugar-coated dough balls into each muffin cup. Repeat this process until all muffin cups are filled.

  6. Whisk together 6 tablespoons melted butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon until well combined. Pour about 1 scant tablespoon brown sugar mixture evenly over each muffin.

  7. Place muffin tin on a cookie sheet and bake 18 to 19 minutes until golden. Allow to cool for 5 minutes in muffin tin before removing muffins.

  8. In a mixing bowl whisk together powdered sugar and milk until well blended. Pour mixture into a piping bag or Ziploc bag, snip a small tip off the end of the bag, and drizzle glaze over each muffin.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 217.82kcal
  • Fat: 5.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.61g
  • Fiber: 0.79g
  • Sugar: 22.96g
  • Protein: 2.83g
  • Cholesterol: 14.77mg
  • Sodium: 161.28mg
  • Calcium: 122.26mg
  • Potassium: 64.07mg
  • Iron: 1.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 48.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.12mg
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