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Cranberry Orange Pull-Apart Bread

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Cranberry Orange Pull-Apart Bread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8

Good morning to everyone except those under 21 years of age—sorry kids! This adults-only breakfast bread made with dried cranberries, orange zest and chopped almonds gets doused in an orange liqueur glaze that’s so good, you’ll want to make extra of it for dipping. Plus, the butter and sugar that catches between layers of flaky biscuit dough gets transformed to a delectable caramelized coating that makes this sweet treat irresistible. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 4, 2019
Pillsbury Grands! Biscuits
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Pillsbury Grands! Biscuits

Ingredients

Pull-Apart bread

1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ flaky layers refrigerated Buttermilk biscuits
3
tablespoons butter, melted
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup dried cranberries
1/4
cup sliced almonds
2
teaspoons grated orange zest

Glaze

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter, softened
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier®

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Generously spray 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Cut each into 6 pieces. Place biscuit pieces in medium bowl. Pour 3 tablespoons melted butter over biscuits. Stir to coat.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix granulated sugar, cranberries, almonds and orange zest. Place biscuit pieces in sugar mixture; toss to coat. Arrange in single layer in pan. Sprinkle top with any remaining sugar mixture.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar, softened butter, 2 tablespoons of the milk and the liqueur; stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until thin enough to drizzle.
  • 5
    Run knife around side of cake pan to loosen. Remove from pan, and place on serving platter.
  • 6
    Drizzle with about 1/4 cup glaze; serve with more glaze on the side for dipping.

Expert Tips

  • Feel free to substitute chopped pecans for the almonds in this recipe.
  • Don’t feel like adding alcohol? Substitute 1 teaspoon of vanilla for the orange liqueur in the glaze.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
38g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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