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Everyone Will go Bananas for Monkey Bread in a Jar

Monkey Bread Baked in a Mason Jar

Baking in mason jars is all the rage right now. There are cakes, cupcakes, and the like around the blogosphere. So I thought why not make bread in a jar? Better yet, why not monkey bread in a jar.

I love the idea of having individual servings so I baked mine in 8 ounce mason jars. I am a canner, so I have mason jars around the house, if you do not, you can easily pick them up at your local big box store {like Walmart, etc.}  A few tips: You’ll want to be sure that the jars have been thoroughly cleaned prior to using and that you spray them well with cooking spray so the monkey bread easily comes out. Also do NOT overfill the jars or they will overflow.

These take minutes to prepare and are a fun way to get the kids involved in cooking their own special breakfast or dessert treats!

Monkey Bread {baked in 8 ounce mason jars} Makes 4 servings
What you’ll need:
10 refrigerated biscuits – cut into quarters
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

What to do:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray mason jars with cooking spray and place them into a deep sided baking tray.

2. Into a bowl, add: sugars, and cinnamon. Whisk together to combine. Place cut biscuits pieces into sugar mixture. Toss to combine and coat well.

3. Evenly distribute coated biscuit pieces between the jars. Adding a little extra of the sugar mixture as  you go. Fill only 3/4 of the way up the jar {to allow for bread to rise and not overflow}

4. Bake for approximately 10-15 minutes until monkey bread has risen and is golden and bubbly. Allow jars to cool slightly prior to serving.


For even more great desserts in a jar check out our slideshow: “Contain Yourself! 15 beyond-exciting dessert in a jar recipes.”

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