Gooey Gorilla Bread

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Servings: 6-8
Difficulty: Easy

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½ cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3 cans (12 ounces each) refrigerated biscuit dough
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar





Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 12-cup Bundt or tube pan with butter, oil, or cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar and cinnamon. Cut each biscuit round into 4 wedges and dredge each wedge in the cinnamon sugar. Layer the wedges in the prepared pan.

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the brown sugar and stir until melted. Pour over all the biscuit pieces. Bake until golden brown, 45 to 55 minutes. If you see the gorilla bread beginning to brown too quickly, loosely cover it with some foil. Let the bread cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then invert onto a plate. This is best served warm so that it’s nice and gooey.

Publication: From PAULA DEEN’S SOUTHERN COOKING BIBLE. Copyright © 2011 by Paula Deen. Published by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Reprinted by permission.

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I've tried your yummy gorilla bread with cream cheese rolled inside of the, it's the best! The recipe without the cream cheese is also very tasty. I've also used pecans in both recipes. Both are favorites at this house. We call it 'gooey bread'!

By Donna on January 25, 2014


I love the goody bread. Please keep doing this I love you

By Judy on September 30, 2013


I really Love Dump Cake its so simple and a Very easy recipe to make. Any time you have A sweet tooth.

By Brenda J.Coleman on December 20, 2012


Take two cans of sliced peaches in heavy syrup can use peaches in light syrup also. Place in a deep 9x13 in. casserole dish juice and all.Take a box of white or yellow cake mix sprinkle all over top of peaches take pats of butter and place all over top of cakemix.Bake in oven at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes too an hour until done serve with vanilla icecream if desired

By Lonnie Cogdill on December 12, 2012


I love your show, and i have tried some of your recipes and they are great I hope to some day get to meet you. I am also from LaGrange, and I have been to Plains to see where Mr. Jimmy Carter lives. Love you Paula

By diana mccaslin on April 22, 2012


watched your show last week you made sticky buns using big biscuits i never got all of ingredients would like to have that recipe. made your banana split cake last week it was a hit it deserves a 5 rating thank you joyce

By joyce goldesberry on March 05, 2012


All the food you cook looks so good I love trying to cook them smile and I love love love your gorilla bread!

By Kimberly Mccaskill on March 01, 2012


LoVE your show. My grandson is seven and one/half months old and loves your show too. He has been watching since he was four months. He could be down for a nap and hear your voice, wake up and watch. I guess you could say we are devoted fans. I tried your Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake recipe. It is to die for! It stays moist for longest. One day, I hope to get some of your cookbooks. keep up the great work!!!

By Penny Sexton on October 27, 2011

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