Sticky Bun Dough

Homemade Sticky Bun Dough

Sticky buns from scratch? You "knead" to try this homemade dough recipe.


3/4 cup whole milk

5 tablespoons sugar, divided

1 3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (from one 1/4 ounce envelope)

2 large eggs, room temperature

3 3/4 cups of unbleached all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 tablespoon melted butter


1. Heat milk to 110-115 degrees. Transfer milk into a 2-cup measuring cup.

2. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar, sprinkle in yeast and whisk to blend. Let yeast get foamy.

3. Add eggs and whisk until smooth.

4. Combine flour, salt and remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar into your stand mixer bowl. Add your milk mixture.

5. While mixer is working, add in 1/2 cup room temperature butter, 1 piece at a time.

6. Mix well. Knead on medium speed until dough is silky and smooth.

7. Brush a bowl with 1 teaspoon of melted butter and place your dough in the bowl. Brush the remaining butter over the top of the dough. Cover with a plastic wrap. Let the dough rise in a warm area until doubled in size.

8. Chill dough for 2 hours.


See full #MAXXMade Homemade Sticky Buns recipe here. 


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