Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns
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Serves: 12 Large Buns
  • Almond Milk 1½ cup (360ml)
  • Oil or Vegan Butter melted ½ cup (120ml)
  • Granulated Sugar ½ cup (100g)
  • Dry Yeast 2¼ teaspoon
  • canned Pumpkin or homemade Pumpkin Puree 1 cup
  • All Purpose Flour 4 - 5 cups (500g - 625g)
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice 2 teaspoons
  • Baking Powder ½ teaspoon
  • Baking Soda ½ teaspoon
  • Salt ½ teaspoon
  • For the filling:
  • Granulated Sugar ½ cup (100g)
  • Light Brown Sugar ¾ cup (158g)
  • Ground Cinnamon ½ teaspoon
  • Ground Nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
  • Coconut Oil or Vegan Butter ¼ cup (60ml)
  • For the icing:
  • Vegan Cream Cheese 1 Tubs (1 cups) (226g)
  • Vegan Butter 1 stick ¼ cup) (56g)
  • Confectioner's Sugar 1 cups (120g)
  • Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon
  1. Combine the yeast with the warm milk and let stand for 5 minutes
  2. In a mixing bowl combine all the dry ingredients and blend well
  3. Add the oil, milk with the yeast and the pumpkin and mix with the dough hook (or by hand) for 5 minutes
  4. Add flour to adjust the consistency as needed *see video demonstration
  5. Turn out to a lightly floured surface and continue to knead until it is no longer super sticky to your hands of the table
  6. Transfer to a lightly oiled bowl covered and let rise to double in a warm spot
  7. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 12" x 18" and about ½" thick
  8. Brush with melted oil and then spread evenly with the sugar filling mixture
  9. Roll up then cut into desired portions
  10. Place them in a lightly oiled sheet pan spaced 2" apart and let rise again covered in a warm spot. 35 - 60 minutes depending on the conditions in your area
  11. Once they are light and fluffy and puffy and almost doubled in size, bake in a preheated 350°F oven for approx 35 - 45 minutes depending on the size of your buns * see video demonstration
  12. While the buns are baking you can prepare the ]cream cheese icing recipe by creaming the vegan cream cheese with the soft butter on low speed just to combine.
  13. Add the sifted confectioners sugar and vanillas extract and mix well.
  14. Cool slightly then top generously with Cream Cheese Icing
Recipe by Gretchen's Vegan Bakery at https://www.gretchensveganbakery.com/pumpkin-cinnamon-buns/