Wednesday, April 18, 2012

take my word for it wednesday.. lemon monkey bread is bananas!



ok so the title is a bit silly.. but i have to tell you, i think out of all the stuff i made for easter this might have been my favorite.. i love love lemon.. i didn't take a picture of it, i forgot with all the craziness, i.e. 30 some people over ha ha.. so i nabbed the picture of the table off facebook from my niece's post from her phone.. your going to have to take my word for it that it's the best.. my brother in law jimmy said it was his favorite too.. i am going go make him some this weekend and send it to down to him so i will update the photo then!! it's soooooooo simple to make and of course was inspired by pinterest.. i saw this recipe here.. i knew i was going to make mine differently but her recipe was the inspiration for mine!!


you do not need to wait until easter brunch to make this .. any brunch will do.. maybe mother's day!! even a youngen could make it with the help of their older sibling or dad!! or heck forget a brunch any old saturday or sunday will do.. it's so delish!!

lemon monkey bread

prep time: 15 minutes
coking time: 20-25 minutes
servings: 10

ingredients:

2 cans of pillsbury grand refrigerated biscuits, cut into 1/4's
zest of 1 lemon
1/4 cup of sugar
2 tbls. butter, melted

glaze:

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tbls. thawed lemon juice concentrate (or the juice of one lemon)

put cut biscuits in a zip lock bag.. pour melted butter and shake up to coat everything evenly.. mix lemon zest and sugar together in a small bowl.. add sugar/lemon mixture to ziplock and mix everything up so it's coated evenly in lemon/sugar.. divide between two greased loaf pans and bake at 350 degrees (f) for 20-25 minutes or until top is golden brown.. remove from oven.. allow to slightly cool and remove from loaf pans.. combine glaze ingredients and drizzle over lemon bread and serve..

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