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Orange Rolls

  • Author: Laura


  • 2 pkg yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs well beaten
  • 4 to 4 ½ cups flour
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • rind of 1 orange
  • Frosting:
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 to 6 Tbsp fresh orange juice


  1. In large bowl, combine water and yeast and let sit.
  2. Melt butter in a sauce pan and mix in sugar and hot water.
  3. Combine butter mixture with yeast mixture. Then add in eggs and flour until well combined.
  4. Cover bowl and let dough sit in refrigerator overnight.
  5. Divide dough into two balls. Roll each ball out into a 9x13rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
  6. Mix together filling ingredients and spread mixture over both rectangles.
  7. Roll up dough from one long side to the other long side.
  8. Cut each roll into 12 pieces and place in greased muffin tins.
  9. Let rise 3 to 4 hours.
  10. Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly.
  11. In small bowl, mix together frosting ingredients and spread on top of warm rolls. Makes 24 rolls.
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American
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