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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

orange rolls...

or "orange buns" as well call them

all i can say is yum

how to make:

1 tablespoon yeast
1/4 cup warm water
1 teaspoon sugar
mix together and let proof about 5 minutes

in mixing bowl add
1/4 cup butter
1 cup milk, scalded
4 tablespoons sugar
beat 1 minute
let cool a bit

1 egg
and yeast mixture
beat until incorporated

1 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups flour, 1 cup at a time
beat with bread hook about 5 minutes
cover and let rise about an hour

roll out on floured surface 
spread 1/4 cup melted butter'
 juice of one orange 
 zest of orange
 1/2 cup brown sugar
roll and cut into 12  buns
place in buttered 9 x 13 baking dish 
cover and let rise about an hour
bake 350 degrees for 18 minutes

juice and zest of one orange
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
whisk together

the ingredients

allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam

dough rising until doubled

roll out with rolling pin to a 12 x 15 rectangle
melted butter, orange juice orange zest, brown sugar

roll up, and slice into 12 pieces
one of my favorite tools - pastry scraper
 it slices the roll and cleans up the flour on the counter

place in buttered 9 x 13 baking dish
cover for an hour
rise until doubled

orange glaze
another favorite tool - a small whisk


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  1. the new pillows in shop are super cute.

  2. oh my goodness those look delicious! I am going to try those!

  3. Aunt Hollie--I'm loving your blog! I used your heart template for a cute garland and you are inspiring me to organize everything. Keep it coming!--Melissa