VEGAN HONEY BUNS!!

Oh yeahhhh babyyyy bringing us back to the liquor store days. I used to live right up the street from a @hostess_snacks shop (my sweet tooth has always been alive smh) and BAYBEE walking into all those hostess treats was like walking into paradise ? so I had to figure out how to make a perf honey bun! Now, this def took two days in the blkandvegan lab brainstorming/researching how to make the perfect honey bun and it payed off!!! I am smiling just typing this – so simple, yet SO GOOD. I know honey is against the rules – so I swapped it out for agave instead and sweet baby Jesus it worked!!! SAY HELLO TO MY BABIES! here’s how:

VEGAN HONEY BUNS!!

Recipe by blkandveganCourse: SweetCuisine: American
Prep time

2

hours 
Cooking time

25

minutes

Honeybun’s anyone?

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vegan milk – room temperature

  • 1/2 cup melted butter

  • 1/4th cup sugar

  • I packet active dry yeast

  • 4 I/2 -5 cups flour

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp salt

  • I tsp vanilla

  • Glaze
  • 2 tbsp agave

  • 1 tbs vegan butter

  • 1 1/2 cup powder sugar

  • 2-4 tbsp hot water

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 1 pinch sea salt

  • 1 pinch cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large boil, whisk almond milk, melted butter, vanilla and sugar. make sure your ingredients aren’t too hot – but just warm.
  • Sprinkle yeast evenly over mixture and stir – let sit until frothy
  • Slowly add 41/2 – 5 cups flour and salt to the batter and mix with a wooden spoon until combined
  • Cover dough mixture with towel for 1 hr. and place in a warm place to double in size
  • Add remaining 1/2 flour and lightly kneed the dough until it doesn’t stick to the sides of your bowl
  • Place dough on a clean, lightly floured surface. knead into a rectangle and roll the dough to 1 inch thickness
  • Section off the dough into 1/2 cup sections and roll it with your hands into a long line (like a worm)
  • Once completed, hold the edge of one end and twist the dough into a sticky bun shape – a long U curl making sure to leave enough room while looping so the sections don’t touch
  •  Leave in a warm place covered for 30 minutes
  •  Once they have risen – pop them in the oven for 25-30 minutes and glaze with 1 tbs of glaze each
  • Glaze
  • Heat agave and butter over medium heat
  • Once melted combine with sugar, salt and vanilla
  • Add hot water one tbsp at a time until you get your desired glaze
  • Use a measuring cup or a tbsp cut to glaze over each roll