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Sticky honey pecan bun

  • 1:40 Prep
  • 0:30 Cook
  • Makes 12
  • Challenging


  • 50g butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 50g butter, chopped
  • pinch of white sugar
  • 8g sachet instant dry yeast
  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar


  • 1
    Grease a 22cm round cake pan. Line base with baking paper. Combine melted butter, honey and brown sugar in a bowl. Pour mixture into pan. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 2
    Place milk in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high (100%) for 1 minute. Add chopped butter and pinch of white sugar to hot milk. Stir until butter melts. Add yeast. Stir to combine.
  • 3
    Place flour, eggs and caster sugar in a food processor. Add milk mixture. Process for 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture forms a ball. Place dough on a floured surface. Knead for 2 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.
  • 4
    Divide dough into 12 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball. Place, in a single layer, over pecans. Cover with plastic wrap and stand in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • 5
    Bake bun for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and hollow-sounding when tapped on top. Stand in pan for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack lined with baking paper. Serve.

Source: taste.com.au


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