Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Wow, I just made these today, and the smell that filled my kitchen was heavanly! I found these in a magazine, and its my new favorite recipe, its even not that high in fat or calories...but you'd never know!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare dough, dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes, add 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup sour cream, 2 tbsp softened butter, salt and egg, and beat with a mixer on medium until smooth.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups and level with knife.
  3. Add 2 cups flour to yeast mixture, beat till smooth.
  4. Add 1 more cup flour and stir with wooden spoon till a dough forms.
  5. Turn dough out onto a floured surface.
  6. Knead until smooth and elastic (10 minutes), add enough remaining flour, 1 tbsp at a time to prevent dough from sticking to hands (dough will feel sticky).
  7. Place dough in a large bowl coated with cooking spray, turning to coat top, cover and let rise ina warm place (85°) free from drafts, 1 hr and 15 minutes or until doubled in size (gently press with 2 fingers into dough, if indentation remains its ready).
  8. Punch down, cover and let rest 5 minutes, divide in half, working with 1 portion at a time (cover the other).
  9. Roll each portion into a 12-inch round on floured surface.
  10. Brush each circle with 1 Tbsp melted butter.
  11. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and the orange rind, sprinkle half of the mixture over each round.
  12. Cut into 12 wedges, roll up each wedge tightly, starting at the wide end.
  13. Place rolls, point side down, in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray/ Cover and let rise 25 minutes or until doubled in size.
  14. Preheat oven to 350°.
  15. Uncover and cook 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  16. While the rolls bake, prepare the glaze, combine 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup butter and orange juice in a small saucepan, bring to a boil over medium heat, cook 2 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved, stirring, remove from heat and cool slightly.
  17. Stir in the sour cream, drizzle the glaze over the hot rolls, lt stand 20 minutes before serving.
  18. Keep any remaining rolls in the pan, cover with foil and store them in the refrigerator, to reheat, place foil-covered pan in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes or until warm.


Most Helpful

Nothing much to say except "wow"!!!

charlened October 19, 2008

Wonderful recipe! I have tried other kinds of recipes similar to this but they have always gotten very hard very quickly after cooling. With the glaze drizzled over though, I think this kept them very moist even later in the day. I also loved the fact that they did not taste like baby aspirin. My husband loves that kind of orange flavor but I don't so this was a recipe that we both enjoyed.

Autism Mommy March 05, 2006

I made these this weekend and everyone adored them. I had no sour cream and we were all too ill to go to the store so I subbed yogurt with good results. Also I had my 13 x 9 pan full of brownies so I just baked these on a cookie sheet and then drizzled each one individually after cooking. I actually think I will do them that way again as it made for a bit less glaze if one wanted less.

Leominster Lee April 11, 2005

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