Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

These buns are loaded with brown sugar, cinnamon and pecans throughout and are topped with a caramel pecan sauce.  This recipe makes 12 buns.

Ingredients Needed for Caramel Sauce: butter brown sugar buttermilk pecans salt

Step 1 for the Caramel Sauce: Add the butter and brown sugar to a small saucepan and heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.

Step 2  for the Caramel Sauce: Add buttermilk,, pecans and salt.  Stir to combine.

Step 3  for the Caramel Sauce: Pour the pecan mixture into the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan coated with cooking spray.  Set aside.

Ingredients Needed for Filling: butter pecans brown sugar cinnamon salt salt

For the Filling: Combine the pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and stir to combine.  Set aside.

Ingredients Needed for Dough: sour cream buttermilk sugar egg yolk vanilla orange zest flour baking powder salt baking soda

Step 1 for the Dough: In the bowl of your mixer, add the sour cream, buttermilk, sugar, egg yolk, vanilla, and orange zest.

Step 2 for the Dough: Beat on medium speed until smooth.

Step 3 for the Dough: Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Step 4 for the Dough: Mix just until combined.

Step 5 for the Dough: Turn dough out onto well flour surface.  Pat into a rectangle.

Step 6 for the Dough: Roll dough into 12x16-inch rectangle.  Brush with remaining melted butter.   Sprinkle with filling mixture.   Using a pizza cutter, cut into 12 1-inch strips.

Step 7 for the Dough: Working with one strip at a time, tightly roll and place in prepared pan.

Step 8 for the Dough: Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes.

Step 9 for the Dough: Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes.

Step 10 for the Dough: Carefully invert sticky buns onto serving tray.