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Apple Cinnamon Challah Monkey Bread

What could be more fun than a pull-apart bread loaded with apples and fragrant honey?

Use one of our favorite challah dough recipes to make this monkey bread.

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  • 12Servings


  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 firm apples such as Honeycrisp or Granny Smith, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch dice
  • 2 pounds Jamie’s Challah Dough
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Grease a 10-12 cup bundt pan or springform pan
  2. Place apple pieces in a bowl and toss with lemon juice.
  3. Divide challah dough into 40 (1-inch) pieces. Roll into balls and place on lined baking sheet.
  4. Place 1 layer of challah dough balls into the bottom of pan. Be sure it completely covers the bottom. Add a layer of apple pieces a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Continue layering challah pieces, apples and drizzle of honey.
  5. Cover and allow to rise for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Bake 30-40 minutes or until the surface is golden brown. If the surface browns too quickly, loosely cover with foil.
  7. Allow to cool on a baking rack for 10 minutes. Invert onto a serving platter or cake stand.