SPAM® Monkey Bread

--Great American SPAM® Championship, Jim Cutler, 1st Place 2017 Illinois State Fair, 2018 Grand-Prize Winner

Submitted by SPAM® fan

60 min 6-8 servings 10 ingredients


  • 1 (12 ounce) can SPAM® with Real Hormel Bacon
  • 2 (16.3 ounce) cans refrigerated butter flavored biscuits
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons maple flavored bourbon
  • 10-inch tube pan
  • Cooking spray


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Thoroughly grease a 10-inch fluted tube pan with cooking spray. 

  • 2.Dice the SPAM® product into 1/4-inch cubes. In a skillet, brown SPAM® product over medium heat until crisp. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to cool. Meanwhile, cut each biscuit into 8 pieces.
  • 3.

    Combine sugar and cinnamon in a large plastic bag. Add biscuit pieces in small batches, seal and shake until pieces are evenly coated.

  • 4.

    Layer 1/3 of the diced SPAM® product into pan. Layer half the sugared biscuit pieces on top, then sprinkle with 1/3 more of SPAM® product. Top with remaining biscuit pieces and remaining SPAM® product; set aside.

  • 5.

    In a small pot, melt butter over medium-low heat and continue cooking until browned, about 5 minutes. Whisk in brown sugar, honey, and bourbon until smooth. Pour evenly over biscuits. 

  • 6.

    Bake 30 - 35 minutes or until biscuits are cooked through. Allow bread to cool slightly, then flip over onto baking sheet or platter and serve immediately.

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