Easy Lemon Monkey Bread Recipe

Serves: 6

Easy Lemon Monkey Bread Recipe

Delicious rolls covered in a sweet, lemony glaze!

5 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 12 Frozen Rhodes? Dinner Rolls (or other frozen rolls), thawed but still cold
  • zest of two lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Citrus glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Cut rolls in half and place in a 9x13-inch baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl combine lemon zest and sugar; set aside.
  3. Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over rolls and sprinkle on zest/sugar mixture, reserving half of mixture to sprinkle on just before baking.
  4. Cover rolls with saran wrap and let rise until doubled in size.
  5. Remove saran wrap and sprinkle on remaining lemon zest/sugar mixture.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven.
  8. Whisk together glaze ingredients and drizzle over top of rolls.



1398 cal


60 g


235 g


3 g
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