January 21, 2011

Orange Rolls

2 Tbs yeast
1 1/4 cups warm water
3 eggs, well beaten
1/2 c shortening
1 c sugar
4 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp salt

Put water, yeast and a little bit of the sugar in a mixing bowl and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes. Add eggs, shortening, sugar, salt and 2 1/2 cups of the flour. beat until smooth. Add remaining flour and knead for 5-8 minutes. Cover and allow to rise until double. Beat down either with mixer or hands. Put in another bowl, cover tightly and put in refrigerator for several hours or over night. Roll flat and spread orange mixture on top. Roll and cut with dental floss. Bake in a jelly roll pan. Allow 3 hours to make rolls and let them rise when ready to use dough.
Bake rolls at 400 for 12-15 minutes.

Orange Mixture
1 cube butter
1 c up sugar
grated peels from 2 oranges

Sue Miller

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