Make-Ahead Sticky Buns

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mary Armstrong

By
@emit1961

We love these! Excellent!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

How to Make Make-Ahead Sticky Buns

Step-by-Step

  • 1For Buns:

    Mix yeast, 1 tsp. sugar and warm water until dissolved. Set aside.
  • 2In food processor pulse about 2 times:
    flour, sugar, nutmeg and salt.
  • 3Mix 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.
  • 4Knead 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)
  • 5For 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.
  • 6After dough has doubled, punch it down. Let rest 5 minutes. Roll into a 24x10 rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
  • 7Use 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.
  • 8Coat 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).
  • 9Cover with plastic wrap coated with cooking spray.

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

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