Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Buns

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A family and guest favourite that we just had to share!

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Dough:

  • 3 cups of warm water
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp of instant yeast

In a large bowl add water, sugar, eggs, oil and salt. Mix and then add 3 cups of flour and mix. Add yeast into the rest of the flour. Stir it in. Add to the mixture until the dough pulls away from the bowl. Turn onto floured surface and knead the dough until smooth and not sticky.

Filling:

  • 1/3 cup of butter, softened
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp of cinnamon

Roll out dough and spread with butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Roll up and slice to desired size.

Caramel Pecan Sauce:

  • 1 2/3 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1-1/2 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cups of pecans

Boil together cause ingredients for 30 seconds. Add pecans and pour onto 2 (9×13 inch) greased pans. Arrange cinnamon buns over top of the sauce. Cover with tea towel and let rise for about 1 hour. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Turn onto sheets of foil to cool.

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Enjoy these delicious treats morning, noon and night!

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