Prune-Filled Pecan-Caramel Sticky Buns

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Preparation info

  • Makes 12 buns; serves

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

Cinnamon buns were first popularized in Philadelphia in the 19th century. When made well—with real butter, rarely found in commercial versions—a good cinnamon sticky bun can be among the most delicious and evocative of all baked goods. In this rendition, the dough is spiraled around a moist orange-scented prune filling.

Ingredients

Dough

  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons lukewarm water
  • teaspoons

Method

  1. DOUGH: In a large bowl, combine the 2 tablespoons lukewarm water and the yeast; let stand until bubbly, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ¼ cup lukewarm water, the