Sunny's Bammy Buns with Tropical Butter

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 25 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 large or 2 small habanero peppers, seeded and finely chopped

1 cup yucca flour (sometimes called tapioca or cassava flour)

Pinch kosher salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup grated Parmesan

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons milk

Tropical butter:

1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple

1 tablespoon honey

Kosher salt


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

In a small skillet, melt the 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat and saute the habaneros until tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder and Parmesan. Mix together the egg, milk and habaneros in a separate bowl. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients by hand. When themixture comes together, knead it a few times. Roll the dough into 8 balls the size of a golf ball and arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes.

Tropical butter: In a small bowl, blend the butter, pineapple, honey and a pinch of salt until combined. Put butter in a small container and refrigerate until ready to use.

Arrange the buns on a serving platter and serve warm with Tropical Butter.

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