Pecan Sticky Buns
Pecan Sticky Buns Recipe
It's been a long week, your eyes open slowly and the warm sunshine kisses your cheek. You realize it’s Saturday; a day for sleeping in, a leisurely cup of coffee in sunshine filled dining room and the aroma of freshly baked pecan sticky buns fill the house. The warm aroma of cinnamon and roasted pecans slowly wafts down the hallway and up the stairs to greet the rest of the family. Gradually the teens begrudgingly make their way down to the breakfast table with hopes of a strong cup of coffee and a slice of whatever woke them from their 14 hours of beauty sleep.
Pecan sticky buns can awake even the laziest of teenagers with it’s sweet aroma and tantalizing warm cinnamon and roasted pecan aroma but the long list of ingredients and even longer preparation can seem like a daunting task.
Easy Sticky Buns
Breaking down the pecan sticky buns recipe in to manageable pieces can make a seemingly long process much less time consuming. Creating the base dough in a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook will allow the cook to walk away for a few moments and accomplish other tasks. Simply follow the directions below and allow the stand mixer to complete the kneading process. Remove the dough, butter the bowl and replace the dough to rise for the stated amount of time. Complete the glaze and the assembly of the dough. The prepared rolls can keep overnight in the fridge or can be frozen for future use. Simply bring the rolls to room temperature before baking.
Cinnamon and roasted pecans are a key ingredient in pecan sticky buns. Pecans are pretty standard throughout the industry but cinnamon is not. Did you know that there are multiple varieties of cinnamon and each one has a unique flavor profile and intensity? Ceylon cinnamon is the real stuff. Sourced from Sri Lanka, Ceylon cinnamon is scientifically the only pure cinnamon in the market. Ceylon is reminiscent of the classic cinnamon you have grown up with. Vietnamese cinnamon is bold and pronounced and smells exactly like a red-hot cinnamon candy. Korintje cinnamon is sweet and subtle; perfect for adding a sweet note to just about anything!
Go and grab those sleep deprived husbands, wives or teenagers and create a production assembly line of sticky bun dough, you’ll be finished in no time and everyone will be happy to wake up to the beautiful aroma of cinnamon and pecans next Saturday!