Mary Jean's Orange Rolls
My Aunt Mary Jean's orange rolls are fluffy, flavorful, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Perfect addition to any meal. Bake and watch them disappear!
For the bread mix
For the filling
Rind of 1 orange
In a medium sauce pan over medium low heat add: 1 cup milk and 3 T butter. Stir until butter is melted and then remove from heat and let it cool.
In a mixing bowl add: 1/4 cup luke warm water and 1 T yeast. Stir and let sit for 10 minutes.
Using the paddle attachment, add the milk/butter mixture to the yeast mixture. Mix well.
Add: 1/2 c sugar, 3 well beaten eggs, 1 cup of flour.
Let rise 2 hours.
Stir in 1 tsp salt and roughly 4 more cups of flour. Add flour one cup at a time. Dough will be sticky.
Let rise one more hour.
Make filling mixture by combining 5 T melted butter, the rind of 1 orange, and 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside.
Divide dough in half and roll out 3/4 thick.
spread each half with half the filling & roll up like jelly roll.
Cut into 1" pieces and put into greased muffin tins.
Let rise an additional hour (they should double in size).
Bake 10 min at 400°.
Adapted from Aunt Mary Jean