Jennifer Cummings, her mom, Michele, and niece, Miriam, are in this Channel 3 Cheer. Jennifer works behind the scenes in our business office. Their family loves tradition and they have a nice one on Christmas morning-- delivering warm Dog Team Tavern Sticky Buns to neighbors. They also have a tradition of helping others. Watch the video for more.
Dog Team Tavern Sticky Buns
Cook one large peeled baking potato in at least 1 1/2 cups water Mash.
(save cooking water)
Place first five ingredients in bowl of mixer
1 cup hot potatoes, mashed
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, (1stick, cut into chunks )
2eggs (lightly beaten)
1 1/2 tsp salt
When this mix has cooled a bit add:
1 pkg. instant yeast (2 1/2 teaspoons)
1 1/2 cups potatoes water( if cooking water doesn't yield enough supplement with like warm tap water to make measurement) Stir well.
7 cups flour
Knead dough (with hook or by hand)until smooth and somewhat satiny. Refrigerate overnight or let rise at room temperature until doubled in bulk.
Roll out into a rectangle about 9 x 13.
Spread with cinnamon and sugar mix and (raisins if desired). Roll up into a log and seal edges. Cut into 1/2 inch slices using plain dental floss or sharp knife
Prepare pans by spreading generously with butter. Sprinkle with light brown sugar to about 1/4 inch deep. Sprinkle with chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans). Using a spray bottle with a fine mist, spray with fresh water till lightly moistened. Place cut rolls on top and let rise till double.
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake 20 - 30 minutes.
Carefully tip (syrup in bottom of pan is extremely hot) out into a serving platter or sheet of aluminum foil.