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Banana Monkey Bread Recipe

Banana Monkey Bread

Banana Monkey Bread is a sweet, pull-apart treat made with biscuit dough, bananas, cinnamon, sugar, and a buttery glaze. It’s perfect for breakfast or dessert!

Hello there, friend! Get ready to have a blast with this playful and super yummy Banana Monkey Bread. This isn’t just any bread, oh no! It’s a sweet and sticky delight made with bite-sized pieces of dough coated in cinnamon and sugar.

Plus, it has ripe bananas for extra sweetness and a buttery glaze that takes it to the next level. It’s a fun and easy recipe that’s perfect for sharing with family and friends.

Let’s get started on this delicious adventure!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to bake this fun and tasty treat:

  1. Bundt pan or 9×13 inch baking dish
  2. Large bowl
  3. Small bowl
  4. Whisk
  5. Fork

The Recipe

Banana Monkey Bread

Banana Monkey Bread

This sweet and sticky bread is made with bite-sized biscuit dough, bananas, cinnamon, sugar, and a buttery glaze.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 cans (16.3 ounces each) refrigerated biscuit dough
  • 3 ripe bananas, sliced
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Grease a bundt pan or 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Cut each biscuit into quarters.
  • In a large bowl, combine the biscuit pieces, banana slices, sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Toss gently to coat everything evenly.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Pour the butter mixture into the prepared pan, then add the coated biscuit and banana mixture.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate.


  1. If you don’t have a bundt pan, you can use a 9×13 inch baking dish instead.
  2. Feel free to add other spices to the cinnamon sugar mixture, such as nutmeg or cardamom.
  3. You can also add chopped nuts, such as pecans or walnuts, to the dough mixture for extra crunch.
Keyword banana bread, breakfast, cinnamon, Dessert, easy, monkey bread, pull-apart bread, sugar, sweet

Cook method: Baking

Season: All seasons

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

BiscuitsFrozen bread dough, cut into small pieces
BananasApples, pears, or berries
Brown sugarWhite sugar or coconut sugar

What to Serve with Banana Monkey Bread:

You can pair this delicious Banana Monkey Bread with the following:

  • A cup of coffee or tea for a cozy breakfast or afternoon snack.
  • A scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for a decadent dessert.
  • A drizzle of chocolate or caramel sauce for extra indulgence.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make this monkey bread ahead of time?

Yes, you can assemble the monkey bread and refrigerate it overnight. Bake it in the morning before serving.

Can I freeze leftover monkey bread?

Yes, you can freeze leftover monkey bread in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Thaw at room temperature or warm it in the oven before serving.

Can I use gluten-free biscuit dough?

Yes, you can use gluten-free biscuit dough to make this recipe gluten-free.

Can I use a different type of pan?

Yes, you can use a loaf pan or a 9×9 inch baking dish instead of a bundt pan.

Can I make this monkey bread without bananas?

Yes, you can omit the bananas or substitute them with other fruits like apples, pears, or berries.

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