This recipe for pull-apart Amish Friendship Bread sticky buns are a great way to use up your starter AND make the whole family happy!
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Amish Friendship Bread Sticky Buns
- ¾ cup whole milk, half and half, or heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- In a large bowl, mix starter and milk.
- Warm mixture in microwave.
- Add in yeast and ¼ cup sugar. Mix well and let rest 5 minutes.
- Add in melted butter, egg and salt. Mix well.
- Add in 1½ cups of flour and mix well. Keep mixing in flour until a soft dough is formed.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead dough until smooth and elastic. This takes about 7 minutes.
- Grease a clean bowl and add in kneaded dough.
- Cover with towel and let rise 1 hour.
- Punch down down.
- Roll out onto a floured surface into a 8" x 13" inch rectangle.
- Spread softened butter on top and sprinkle on ½ cup of sugar and cinnamon.
- Begin at narrow side and roll up dough. Seal the seam.
- Cut nine 1¾-inch thick slices.
- In a greased 9" x 9" pan, spread out ½ cup packed brown sugar.
- Pour half of the milk over the sugar in pan.
- Place each cinnamon roll in the pan.
- Sprinkle remaining brown sugar over the rolls and pour remaining milk over the top.
- Preheat over to 375° F (190° C).
- Let rise for 30 minutes in a warm place.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
- Cool for 5 minutes in pan and then invert onto a serving platter.
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