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You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for a vegan dessert that’s both tasty and comforting. Today, I’m sharing a vegan version of Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns by Jamie Oliver. This recipe will show you how to make soft, fluffy buns filled with sweet, sticky toffee apples.
It has the right amount of both sweet and savory flavors, making it a dessert that will please any taste. Not only does it taste great, but it’s also easy to make because it uses simple, easy-to-find ingredients.
Jamie Oliver’s Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns Copycat
The Crispy, Gnarly, Caramelly Toffee Apple Buns by Jamie Oliver are the perfect autumnal treat. As Jamie himself says, “You’ll be transported to an apple orchard when baking these buns; they’ll give you all the autumnal feels.”
Cinnamon, toffee, and caramel are warm and comforting tastes that you’ll get in every bite of these sticky buns.
Vegan Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns
But what if you’re a vegan and want to enjoy these fall treats? Don’t panic! We’ve got you covered with a tasty vegan version guaranteed to be just as good as Jamie’s original recipe.
The only difference is we’re using plant-based butter, and you can make the same sticky glaze, gooey buns, and strong cinnamon-sugar flavor without using any animal products. The vegan version of these buns is a great treat for anyone who loves fall, no matter what they can or can’t eat.
So, get your ingredients together, roll up your sleeves, and prepare to bake like there’s no tomorrow. These vegan Crispy, Gnarly, Caramelly Toffee Apple Buns will be the star of any autumnal party and will make you feel simply divine. Get ready for every bite to take you to an apple orchard.
Vegan Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns Ingredients
Flour: Bread flour has a higher protein content than other types of flour, so it can make baked goods that are more dense and chewy. This is important because it will give the buns the right shape and feel.
Dried yeast: Dried yeast is a key ingredient in any baked good made with yeast. It gives the buns the leavening power that makes them rise and get fluffy.
Dried apple slices: The buns get a natural sweetness and flavor from the dried apple slices. Also, they have a juicy, chewy texture that goes well with the dough.
Apples: Adding fresh apples to the mixture not only gives the buns a crisp and juicy texture but also adds to their overall flavor and sweetness.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon gives the buns a warm, spicy flavor that goes well with the sweet apple and toffee.
Vanilla bean paste: The rich, creamy flavor of vanilla bean paste balances the sweetness of the other ingredients.
Demerara sugar: This type of sugar has a unique, slightly crunchy texture that helps make the toffee topping for the buns crunchy and caramelized.
Each of the above ingredients is important for making the best Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns. Whether it’s the chewy texture of the dried apples, the spicy flavor of the cinnamon, or the crunchy and caramelized toffee topping, each ingredient adds to the overall taste and texture of these delicious buns.
What are The Best Apples for Cinnamon Buns?
When it comes to picking apples for toffee apple cinnamon buns, you don’t have to feel overwhelmed by all the choices! Let’s instead focus on the best apples that will execute the job perfectly. Green Granny Smith apples taste tangy, which makes them a popular choice.
Other popular apples are the sweet and crisp Honey Crisp, the juicy and fragrant Pink Lady, the classic Golden Delicious, the slightly sour Braeburn, the versatile Jonathan, and the crisp Fuji. Make sure you use firm apples that aren’t bruised or discolored to make sure your baked goods turn out great.
Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns Recipe
Prepare to put your sweet tooth to the test with our vegan version of Jamie Oliver’s Toffee Apple Cinnamon Buns recipe. Imagine warm, sticky buns that are dripping with sweet toffee and smell like cinnamon. It’s like a hug from your grandma on a chilly fall day, but sweeter (and with a bit more sugar). So get your rolling pin and your most comfortable apron, and let’s get baking!
- 4 cups strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
- 1 packet of dried yeast
- 1 Cup of lukewarm water
- 1/3 Cup of dried apple slices
- 4 Fresh apples, peeled and finely sliced
- 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 vanilla bean paste or 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup demerara sugar, plus more for dusting
- 3.5 oz of soft plant-based butter, plus extra for greasing
- Vegetable oil for greasing
- Mix the flour and 1 teaspoon of sea salt in a large bowl. In the middle of the mix, make a well.
- Mix the yeast with lukewarm water in a separate jug and let it sit for a few minutes.
- Pour the yeast mixture into the well in the bowl slowly, mixing in the flour from the outside to make a dough.
- Knead the dough for 10 minutes on a floured surface or until it is smooth and elastic.
- Put the dough back in the bowl and cover it with plastic wrap or a clean, damp tea towel. Put it somewhere warm for an hour or until it’s doubled in size.
- Cut dried apples into small pieces and peel, and slice finely fresh apples.
- Mix the apples, cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar in a bowl.
- Spread plant-based butter evenly over the dough and stretch it out to a 12×19-inch rectangle on an oiled work surface. Spread sugared apples and any juices on the dough.
- Roll the dough into a sausage shape, beginning from the long side closest to you, and slice into 12 equal pieces.
- Butter the inside of a baking pan and sprinkle it with sugar. Place the rolls in the pan with the swirl side up and cover them with plastic wrap or a clean, damp tea towel. Leave it in a warm place until it’s doubled in size again.
- Set the oven to 350°F and sprinkle the buns with sugar. Bake them at the bottom of the oven for 30 minutes or until they are golden and sticky.
- Turn the buns out on a board and serve! Enjoy your tasty and delightful apple cinnamon buns!
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