Friday, August 21, 2009

Orange Sweet Rolls


1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (105 degrees to 115 degrees)
1 cup warm milk (110 to 115 degrees F)
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1 cup confectioners' sugar
4 teaspoons butter or margarine, softened
4 teaspoons milk
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract

In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in water. In a large mixing bowl, mix milk, shortening, sugar, salt and egg. Add yeast mixture and blend. Stir in enough flour to form a soft dough. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down; divide in half. Roll each half into a 15-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Mix filling ingredients until smooth. Spread half the filling on each rectangle. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long end. Cut each into 15 rolls. Place in two greased 11-in x 7-in. x 2-in. baking pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Mix glaze ingredients; spread over warm rolls.
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  1. I've never tasted ORANGE flavored cinnamon buns!

  2. Wow , That looks so delish!!!!!!!!!!!Please email me one .lol 8-)

  3. Wow... I really want to dig in to that pan of sweet rolls. Thank you for sharing your recipe!!!

  4. I. Want. Sweet. Rolls.

    Can they just appear in my kitchen, already prepared, just like in that photo? Please?

  5. Oh, these look so good! I love orange rolls!

  6. These sound and look yummy!!

    Many blessings!

  7. Thanks for sharing. I hope you will join me for Crock Pot Wednesday next week at Thanks again.

  8. I like the addition of the orange to make it zing:) Thanks for sharing this with me. I copied it for a day when the weather is cooler.


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