Serious Eats' Caramel Sticky Buns

Ingredients

  • For the dough:
  • 6 Tablespoon (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Cup full-fat yogurt, room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 packet (1/4 ounce) fast-rise yeast
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3 Tablespoon (1 1/4 ounces) granulated sugar
  • 3 Cup (15 ounces) all-purpose flour, plus more for working
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  • For the filling:
  • 1/2 Cup (about 4 ounces) brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
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  • For the caramel sauce:
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup (about 8 ounces) brown sugar, packed
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tablespoon rum (optional)
  • 1 Cup (about 4 ounces) chopped toasted pecans (optional)