Yes, National Sticky Bun Day is real, and yes, it’s clearly one of the finest gastronomic holidays ever created. Can you think of a better reason to celebrate the very random date of February 21st during the dead of winter? That said, it’s time to break out those oven mitts and pay tribute to the stickiest day of the year with this glazed and gooey roundup of recipes from Cooking Channel and bun-loving bloggers around the web.
1. Blackberry-Hazelnut Sticky Buns (above) — Coming soon to a breakfast nook near you: Muscovado sugar-glazed, blackberry-dotted buns that are so sweet you’ll want to sing old-timey folk songs about them from the nearest mountaintop.
2. Pumpkin Sticky Buns with Pecan Bourbon Caramel Goodness — The socially acceptable way to imbibe a bunch of bourbon for breakfast (just make it into caramel and nobody will say boo).
from Willow Bird Baking
3. Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns — Making a seemingly unrelated food taste just like a tiny chocolate confection is the way of the future, so go boldly forth and glaze your buns with all the classic “turtle” toppings: melted chocolate, caramel and toasted pecans.
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