Our beloved breakfast pastry did not originate from America, but actually from Germany. When German settlers migrated to Pennsylvania they brought their sticky bun called “Schnecken”. Till this day they are considered a specialty in Pennsylvania.
Ancient Egyptians were one of the first groups of people to put sugary items such as honey and nuts on their bread.
This pastry is spread with brown sugar and nuts then rolled into a log and cut into several circular pieces. Next it is baked in butter, cinnamon, honey or maple syrup.
Sticky buns are a morning pastry that is often paired with coffee. It is made out of sweet dough that is leavened so the buns can rise.
When you pass by your local bake shop in the morning on your way to work, and you smell sticky buns as it permeates your nose and invites you to eat it make sure you purchase it on National Sticky Bun Day with your morning coffee.
The reason they are called sticky buns is because of the sugary glaze made out of brown sugar, honey, butter and maple syrup.
Once the sticky buns are warm, not hot you pour the glaze and top it with pecans or walnuts.
On this special occasion of National Sticky Bun Day make some sweet sticky buns for yourself and your family since the recipe is not complicated.