Make-Ahead Sticky Buns

mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

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Serves:

12 buns

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

TO MAKE BUNS

1 pkg
(2 1/4 tsp.) dry yeast
1 tsp
sugar
1/4 c
warm water (100-110 degrees)
3 3/4 c
flour
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
nutmeg
3/4 tsp
salt
1 c
evaporated fat-free milk
1/4 c
water
1 large
egg, lightly beaten

STICKY STUFF AKA CARAMEL

1/3 c
evaporated fat-free milk
1 c
dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
dark corn syrup
2 Tbsp
butter plus more for spreading on dough

CINNAMON SUGAR MIX

1/4 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Buns:

Mix yeast, 1 tsp. sugar and warm water until dissolved. Set aside.
2
In food processor pulse about 2 times:
flour, sugar, nutmeg and salt.
3
Mix the yeast mixture above, with the 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup water, and egg, then; Add slowly to processor and process until it forms a ball. Process one more minute.
4
Knead about 8 minutes, adding no more than 1/4 cup flour.

Let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes. (Depends on how warm your kitchen is)
5
For Sticky Stuff/ Caramel:
Combine in small saucepan the 1/3 cup milk, brown sugar, syrup and butter. Bring to a boil., stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
6
After dough has doubled, punch it down. Let rest 5 minutes. Roll into a 24x10 rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
7
Use a pastry brush to coat dough surface with melted butter.
(Start with a half of a stick).

Sprinkle the Cinnamon mixture over the melted butter on the dough. Roll up.

Cut 12 slices.
8
Coat baking pan with butter. (Two 9-inch round pans are recommended)
Sprinkle with 3/4 cup chopped nuts. Top with Sticky Stuff (brown sugar mixture).
Arrange 12 slices, cut side up, in each round pan. (6 buns per pan).
9
Cover with plastic wrap coated with cooking spray.

Refrigerate 8-24 hours or until doubled in size.
10
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Bake 23 minutes or until nicely browned. Invert on plate or another pan.

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