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Delicious Homemade Pecan Sticky Buns

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Delicious Homemade Pecan Sticky Buns

 

 

 

Introduction:

Pecan sticky buns are a delightful treat that brings warmth and comfort to any breakfast table.

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These sweet, gooey buns, topped with a generous amount of pecans, are perfect for special occasions or simply for indulging yourself.

The combination of soft dough, caramelized pecan topping, and a hint of cinnamon creates a symphony of flavors and textures that are hard to resist.

Ingredients:

For the Dough:

1 cup warm milk (110°F)

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2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 large eggs, room temperature

1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted

4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

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1 teaspoon salt

For the Filling:

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 cup brown sugar, packed

2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

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For the Topping:

1 cup unsalted butter

1 cup brown sugar, packed

1/2 cup honey

2 cups pecans, roughly chopped

Instructions:

Prepare the Dough:

In a small bowl, combine warm milk and yeast. Let it sit for about 5 minutes until it becomes frothy.

In a large mixing bowl, add sugar, eggs, and melted butter. Mix well.

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Add the yeast mixture to the egg mixture and stir to combine.

Gradually add flour and salt to the mixture, stirring until a dough forms.

Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for about 5-7 minutes, until it becomes smooth and elastic.

Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and let it rise in a warm place for about 1-2 hours, or until it doubles in size.

Prepare the Topping:

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.

Add brown sugar and honey, stirring until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is smooth.

Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish and sprinkle chopped pecans evenly over the top.

Prepare the Filling:

In a small bowl, mix together softened butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon until well combined.

Assemble the Buns:

Punch down the risen dough and roll it out on a lightly floured surface into a large rectangle.

Spread the cinnamon-sugar filling evenly over the dough.

Roll the dough tightly into a log, starting from one of the long sides.

Cut the log into 12 even slices and place them in the prepared baking dish, on top of the pecan mixture.

Final Rise:

Cover the baking dish with a damp cloth and let the buns rise in a warm place for about 30-45 minutes, or until they double in size.

Bake the Buns:

Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

Bake the buns for about 25-30 minutes, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

Serve:

Allow the buns to cool in the baking dish for about 5 minutes.

Invert the baking dish onto a serving platter, allowing the caramelized pecan topping to drip over the buns.

Serve warm and enjoy!

Conclusion:

Pecan sticky buns are a delicious, indulgent treat that can transform any morning into a special occasion.

The rich, buttery dough paired with the sweet and sticky pecan topping is a combination that is sure to please.

Whether you’re making them for a holiday breakfast or just because, these sticky buns are a wonderful way to start the day.

Keywords:

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