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Cheesy Monkey Bread


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 35m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h


  • 235ml warm water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 2 tsps honey
  • 130g plain flour
  • 13⁄4 tsps yeast
  • 4 tbsps butter, melted
  • 100g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tsps dried parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped


Step 1

Combine the water and yeast in a bowl, allow to dissolve for five minutes. Add the oil, honey, flour and salt and mix until a dough is formed.

Step 2

Knead the dough 15 minutes and allow to rest 30 minutes before shaping into balls.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180°C. Divide the dough into 60g portions, shape into balls.

Step 4

In a small bowl, mix the butter, parsley and garlic together. Dip 1⁄2 of each dough ball into the butter mixture and place in a greased loaf pan or bundt pan.

Step 5

When the bottom of the pan is covered, sprinkle 1⁄3 of the cheese on top of the dough.

Step 6

Continue with the remaining dough, adding the cheese as each layer is formed. Top with any remaining cheese.

Step 7

Allow to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes, or until almost double in size. Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until golden. Serve with a dipping sauce of your choice.

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