Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

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These Salted Caramel Sticky Buns will be a winning dish for breakfast, dessert, or any time in your day. So fluffy, so gooey, and so decadent! The perfect sticky bun recipe for special occasions like Thanksgiving or Christmas!

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

These Salted Caramel Sticky Buns will be a winning dish for breakfast, dessert, or any time in your day. So fluffy, so gooey, and so decadent! The perfect sticky bun recipe for special occasions like Thanksgiving or Christmas!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Inactive Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the dough:

  • 1 teaspoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • (1) 0.25 oz package rapid rise yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoon unsalted butter, very soft

For the salted caramel:

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

For the filling:

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

For the cream cheese frosting:

  • 8 ounces of full-fat cream cheese, very soft
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Special equipment needed:

  • Candy thermometer (see post for recommendation)

Toppings:

  • 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • extra salted caramel sauce
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