Hot Orange Rolls

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Leta

Delicious warm rolls with a hint of citrus, from the Lion House Recipes Collection.

Top Review by Mirj

Amazingly delicious, the perfect breakfast bread! After I zested the orange I juiced it, and added milk to that to make up the 1 cup of liquid called for in the recipe. My favorite way to eat this is with a shmear of cream cheese and then a little orange marmalade on top. My youngest Dornette, Adiya, likes them with chocolate spread inside (chocolate and orange, yummmmm!). Leta, you've added another addiction to this household. I can't wait to try this as a challah!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve the yeast and pinch of sugar in 1/4 cup water.
  2. Heat milk, butter, 1/2 cup sugar and salt until butter is melted.
  3. Cool to lukewarm and beat in yeast mixture, eggs and 1 cup of flour.
  4. Let rise until bubbly.
  5. Gradually add remaining flour and beat well with spoon or mixer.
  6. (It is not necessary to knead.) Cover and let rise till double in bulk.
  7. Mix 1/2 cup softened butter, 1/2 cup sugar and grated orange rind.
  8. Roll dough out on lightly floured surface into rectangle and spread with sugar-orange mixture.
  9. (Save a little sugar mixture to sprinkle over rolls when done.) Roll up as for cinnamon rolls.
  10. Cut into slices and place in greased muffin tins.
  11. Let rise till double.
  12. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes.
  13. Sprinkle with reserved sugar mixture.

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