Where Did Monkey Bread Originate?

edMonkey Bread is understood to have originated in the United States, specifically the South, in the 1950s. There are multiple recipes for monkey bread, but the traditional recipe involves dough balls that are dipped in butter, rolled in cinnamon-sugar mixture, and then layered in a pan or bundt cake pan with the addition of nuts and raisins.

It is common to pour a glaze over the finished product for added sweetness.

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