How to Make Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Today’s recipe is surely going to blow your minds. It’s a monkey bread loaded with caramel. It not only savours our taste buds but also is a treat for our eyes. And today, I am going to show you how you can make this caramel pecan monkey bread at your homes.

This bread is a perfect balance of sweet and salt, which you can never forget. This recipe is going to be loved by all, especially children. Kids will fall in love with its gooey pieces. I learned this recipe from my sister when she told me to add caramel in my monkey bread. I followed her advice and oh god! It was so yummy that I had to share the recipe with more people.

To make this caramel pecan monkey bread, we first have make a dough and make small balls from it. Roll those balls in cinnamon, butter and sugar. Then make caramel in another bowl. Put half of the caramel and pecans in a pan and add the dough balls over it and repeat the step. Bake it for some time and Pour the glaze over the bread and your bread is ready.

This was just a brief overview of the recipe. The detailed stepwise procedure from the scratch, along with proper proportions of the ingredients are listed further. I am sure you would love this salted caramel monkey bread with pecans and share the recipe further with your friends and family. So let’s start with the listing.

Ingredients for Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread

Ingredients For Making Dough

  • 1 Packet Of Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/4 Cup Of Warm Water
  • 1 Cup Of Warm Milk
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Cup Of Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 5 Cups Of Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

Ingredients For Making Caramel

  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Cream
  • 3/4 cup Chopped Pecans

Ingredients For Making Glaze

  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Of Sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons Of Milk

These are all the ingredients that are required for making salted caramel pecan monkey bread. You can grab from the nearby supermarket. Now, let’s know how much time this delectable dish will take to be ready.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread?

Preparation TimeBaking TimeCooling TimeTotal Time
20 minutes30 minutes10 minutes60 minutes

Steps To Make Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread

Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread recipe
  1. First take a bowl and put yeast in water. Dissolve 5 tablespoons of butter in it. Then add milk, eggs, butter, sugar, salt and 3 cups of flour. Mix all these thoroughly and make a dough of this.
  2. Put this dough on the surface on which some dry flour is added, keep kneading the dough for 6 to 8 minutes. Place it in an oiled bowl, cover it with polythene and keep it in the refrigerator overnight.
  3. Then take the dough out and shape it in 40 different balls. Take two small bowls, pour melted butter in one bowl and cinnamon in another. Dip all the balls in both and roll them in a sugar mixture.
  4. For making caramel, first, take a bowl. Pour in brown sugar, butter and cream and boil it in a pan at medium heat. Keep stirring it for 3 minutes. Put half caramel in a fluted pan with half of the pecans over it. Then on this caramel put half of the dough balls. Then add another layer of caramel and pecans as before then add the other half of the balls. Cover it and let it rest for some time.
  5. Then heat the oven first at a temperature of 350 degrees. Bake this whole thing for 30 to 40 minutes until a golden brown colour is reached. Cool it for 10 minutes before it is tilted and served on a plate. Then tilt the fluted pan on a plate and it will be ready and creamy.
  6. Then for the glaze, take a bowl. Put cream, cheese and butter and mix them thoroughly until blended. Keep adding sugar in it while stirring. Milk should be added until the consistency is reached. Pour it on the bread and it’s ready to be served.

That’s it. You’ve made the besy caramel pecan monkey bread from the scratch. Make it and enjoy it with your family and friends.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread

If being delectable, it provides you with nutrition too, what else can you wish for. So, here is a table showing the amount of calories and nutrients 2 pieces can provide. 

Calories334
Fat15g
Cholesterol52mg
Sodium207mg
Carbohydrate45g
Protein5g

How to Make Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread at Home | Video

I have also uploaded a video with this which can help you in the process. Watch the video and try this tasty and yummiest of all gooey caramel pecan monkey bread.

Video by Bigger Bolder Baking

Try making this at your home and let me know your reviews regarding my recipe in the comment box. You all should try this mouthwatering caramel pecan monkey bread loaded with caramel.

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