Easy Pumpkin Buns You Can Make at Home

24 people
48 min

Craving pumpkin buns but don’t want to go out? Learn how to make them at home with this easy recipe that’s perfect for the fall season.

One of the best things about this time of year is all the delicious winter soup recipes we get to enjoy. From pumpkin pies to apple crisps, there’s no shortage of mouthwatering treats to make as the days start to get shorter. But if you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe to get you in the winter spirit, look no further than these pumpkin buns! Made with just a few simple ingredients, they come together in no time at all and are sure to hit the spot.

Easy Pumpkin Buns You Can Make at Home
Recipe details
  • 24  people
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 28 Minutes Total time: 48 min
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  • 1 Envelope Active Dry Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Warm Water 100 to 110 degrees
  • 1 tsp Plus 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 can 15 oz Pumpkin solid packed
  • 5 1/2 cups Flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk

Sprinkle Yeast over the warm water
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar, let stand for 5 minutes until foamy
Beat in the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar, eggs, butter and pumpkin
Slowly add 5 cups of flour and the salt
Place on a floured surface and knead 1/2 cup of flour remaining if sticky
Knead for 10 minutes, dough should be soft
Grease a bowl. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and place in warm place, until doubled. Approximately 1 1/4 hours.
Coat 2 13 x 9 x 2 baking pans with non stick cooking spray
Mix butter, granulated and brown sugar, cinnamon in a bowl
Punch down dough. Roll out half onto floured surface to form a 16 x 10 inch rectangle
Spread half of the filling
Roll one long side, jelly roll style. Pinch seam to close. Repeat on second half of dough
Cut each log crosswise into 12 generous 1 inch pieces. Arrange cut side down in each pan.
Cover with plastic wrap, let sit until buns double in size ( approximately 30 minutes)
You can refrigerate one pan overnight or cover plastic with foil and freeze. Thaw in frig overnight, then thaw on counter while preheating oven.
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Uncover pans and bake buns until they are bubbly and golden brown. Transfer to wire rack.
Blend confectioners' sugar with milk and drizzle over buns. Serve warm.
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