The Beach Bar & Grille shows how to easily make a sweet-sticky favorite with a twist

(WXYZ) - It may not be what first comes to mind when you think of Sticky Buns, but Chef Mark Kassa of The Beach Grille in Campus Martius dropped by the 7 Action News studios to share 4 different versions of the dish. It's not the traditional Sticky Bun but one smell of this unique meal and you'll be hooked!

The Sticky Buns, which are a bit like an Asian Taco and not anything like a Cinnamon Roll. A round flat "bun" is topped with meats and veggies, then folded in half for easy handling. The bun is softer and thicker than a tortilla shell would be. They're a popular street food in many Asian cultures, but you'll be hard pressed to find one that compares to the taste of  this dish featured at the Beach Bar & Grille.

The "mouth watering" meals aren't the only reason to check out the restaurant, the atmosphere will surely put you in the mood to sit back and enjoy a fruity drink while dressed in beach ware.  The Beach Bar & Grille , which is actually a restaurant with several tons of imported sand to give it a real beach feel, is a sure fit for anyone.

This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser with family and friends or you can stop by The Beach Bar & Grille and order the hot buns from their menu. 

 Below are step-by-step instructions on how to make the dish that feels like a meal. 

     Sticky Bun Recipe

Ingredients-
3 Cups 110 degree water
1/2 Cup White Sugar
2 Teaspoons Yeast
1/2 Cup Sesame Oil
1/2 Cup Blended Oil
1 Teaspoon Salt
8 Cups All Purpose Flour

Method-
1. Add yeast, sugar and water in an electric mixer bowl and wait five minutes while the yeast blooms.
2. Add half of the flour and mix for a minute.
3. Incorporate oils and salt until thoroughly mixed.
4. Mix in the other half of the flour until it forms.
5. Put dough in a container, top with plastic wrap and allow to proof at room temperature for about 3 hours.
6. Punch down dough and rest in refrigerator for an hour.
7. Cut sticky bun portions off dough, roll out to a circle with a 3 inch radius
8. Add sesame oil down the middle then fold over.
9. Lay sticky buns on a greased sheet pan, cover and refrigerate.
10. When ready to use, allow buns to proof for a half hour.
11. Steam in perforated pan with a lid and water underneath for about seven minutes.
12. Add grilled chicken, BBQ sauce, lettuce, tomato and fritos to the middle like a taco then enjoy.

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