We can say with confidence that monkey breads, or pull apart breads, are on trend. Pull apart breads are simple to make and are vehicles for sweet, and, more importantly, savory flavors. Here we bring you 11 ideas for a delicious and shareable bread appetizer or treat. Seriously, it’s what every menu needs.
Spanish Monkey Bread
Iberico ham and smoked Gruyere cheese in buttery pull-apart bread with chimichurri sauce on the side for dipping
Chicken & Waffles Maple Monkey Bread
Southern fried chicken pieces in Belgium style bread with maple sauce
Buffalo Chicken & Bacon Ranch Monkey Bread
Grilled chicken, thick Applewood bacon, and blue cheese crumbles with ranch dressing
Blueberry Muffin Monkey Bread
Fresh blueberries baked right in with cream cheese frosting on top of soft monkey bread
Pizza Monkey Bread
Zesty pepperoni with mozzarella cheese, garlic, and diced onions baked into buttery monkey bread with marinara sauce
South of The Border Monkey Bread
Slow roasted carnitas, black beans, corn, cilantro, and onions inside of buttery monkey bread topped with queso fresco
Pretzel Monkey Bread with Beer Cheese
Soft pretzel monkey bread topped with salt with a dark beer cheddar cheese on the side
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Monkey Bread
Milk chocolate chips and oatmeal inside of buttery monkey bread topped with chocolate sauce
Italian Beef Monkey Bread
Slow cooked Italian beef, bell peppers and giardiniera inside of buttery monkey bread with a savory beef gravy
Hazelnut Caramel Monkey Bread
Hazelnut chocolate infused monkey bread topped with caramel and frosting
Jalapeno Cheddar Monkey Bread
Fresh jalapenos and cheddar cheese baked right into buttery monkey bread.
For more on bread trends, check out our recent post on Shaking Up the Bread Basket.
(Above monkey bread image copyright: lenyvavsha / 123RF Stock Photo)
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