Cinnamon Pecan Monkey Bread

The Hideaway at Lake Travis

3921 Lago Vista Dr , Austin, TX 78734 USA


  • Package Dry Yeast
  • Sticks Sweet Butter
  • Cups Milk
  • Cups Divided White Sugar
  • Tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • Cups All Purpose Flour
  • Cup Whole Pecans
  • Cup Brown Sugar
  • Cup Brown Sugar
  • Tbs Cinnamon


  1. Pour the dry yeast over 1/4 cup warm water. Let sit until yeast bubbles.
  2. Melt 1 stick sweet butter in large glass bowl in microwave.
  3. Add 2 cups milk, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1 tsp salt, 1 egg and yeast mixture to the melted butter. Mix well. Beat in 4 cups all-purpose flour. Add 1-2 cups flour, until sticky ball is formed. Put dough in greased bowl and let rise 1 1/2 hours, until doubled in size, or cover the bowl and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Make a topping of 1 cup whole pecans, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and 2 tbs cinnamon. Melt 1/2 stick butter in a small bowl. Tear off fist-sized pieces of dough, dip in butter then in sugar mixture. Arrange dough pieces close together in a greased 9"x13" pan.
  5. Allow to rise 1/2 hour. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
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Cinnamon Pecan Monkey Bread