Saturday, November 17, 2012

Lemon Monkey Bread

I made this for my mommy's birthday breakfast this year.. it was so special and we loved it! Let's not discuss that her birthday was in July and hence how late I am posting this recipe. Let us just rejoice that I am posting it now for your viewing (and possibly feasting) pleasure!

These little guys are really, REALLY sweet ya'll so bring your sweet tooth with you. Seriously. Or cut back on the sugar if you don't want your children bouncing off the wall for 12 days. Just a suggestion.

I say you make this for someone special soon! Everyone loves traditional monkey bread, but why not surprise them with this tangy twist?


12 Rhodes dinner rolls, thawed but still cold
zest of 1 lemon
1/2 c sugar
3 T butter, melted

1/2 c powdered sugar
1 T lemon juice


1. Cut rolls in half and place in a greased 9x13 pan.
2. Drizzle with melted butter.
3. Mix lemon zest in sugar in bowl. Sprinkle HALF of the mixture on the rolls. Let rise until doubled in size.
4. Sprinkle remaining sugar mixture on top. Bake in a 350* oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
5. Combine Glaze ingredients. Drizzle over rolls while still warm.


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