Bread Machine Chocolate Sticky Buns

Love ooey gooey sticky buns? Here's a chocolate version with the same rich caramel topping.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

Sticky Buns

3/4
cup water
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/3
cup granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
cups Gold Medal™ Better for Bread™ flour or Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
3
teaspoons bread machine yeast
3/4
cup pecan halves
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened

Caramel Topping

1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup corn syrup

Chocolate Chip Filling

1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Measure carefully, placing all Sticky Bun ingredients except pecans and 2 tablespoons butter in bread machine pan in the order recommended by the manufacturer.
  • 2 Select Dough/Manual cycle. Do not use Delay cycle. Remove dough from pan, using lightly floured hands. Cover and let rest 10 minutes on lightly floured surface.
  • 3 Meanwhile, pour melted butter into ungreased rectangular baking pan, 13x9x2 inches. Stir in 1 cup brown sugar and the corn syrup. Spread evenly in pan. Sprinkle pecans over topping in pan.
  • 4 Roll or pat dough into 15x10-inch rectangle on lightly floured surface. Spread 2 tablespoons butter over dough. In small bowl, mix all Chocolate Chip Filling ingredients; sprinkle over butter. Roll up dough tightly, beginning at 15-inch side; pinch edge of dough into roll to seal. Stretch and shape roll to make even. Cut roll into fifteen 1-inch slices. Place slightly apart in pan. Cover and let rise in warm place about 30 minutes or until double. (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)
  • 5 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until dark brown. Immediately turn pan upside down onto heatproof serving platter. Let pan remain over buns 1 minute; remove pan.

Expert Tips

One bun is a treat; one panful makes a memorable gift!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bun
Calories
385
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.