Pecan Nut Sticky Buns


  • 500g Cake Flour
  • 5g Salt
  • 50g Castor sugar
  • 25g Fresh yeast
  • 2 Eggs
  • 250ml Clover Krush Mango juice
  • 125g Butter
  • 125g brown sugar
  • 75g soft butter
  • 100g chopped pecans
  • 25ml ground cinnamon
  • 165g Icing sugar
  • 50g Crème fraiche
  • 120ml Mango juice


Dissolve the yeast in the warmed Clover Krush Mango juice.

Place cake flour, salt and castor sugar into a mixing bowl and mix through.

In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and juice/yeast together and add into the dry ingredients. Continue mixing to achieve a soft pliable dough. (about 10 mins).

Mix in 125g softened butter a little at a time to obtain a glossy mixture.

Cover the dough with cling wrap and leave to rise in the fridge overnight or in a warm place for a few hours until doubled in bulk.

Knock back. On a lightly floured surface, roll out into a rectangle of about 5mm thickness. Mix brown sugar, 75g soft butter, chopped pecans and ground cinnamon to make cinnamon pecan filling then spread onto dough. Roll up tightly along the long end (Swiss roll style).Slice into even-sized pieces and pack face up onto a paper-lined Swiss roll tin or into a well-greased muffin tray.

Prove and then bake at 200C for 10-15 mins or until deep golden brown.

For the glaze: Place the mango juice into a saucepan and bring to the boil over a medium heat. Boil to reduce to about 45ml. leave to cool. Place the sifted icing sugar in a bowl and add the crème fraiche and cooled mango juice. Mix well until smooth.

Brush buns with the glaze while still warm.


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