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  • 1 package yeast
  • ¼ cup warm water, 110-115 degrees
  • 1 cup milk, scalded
  • ½ cup butter
  • cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5-5 ½ cups flour, sifted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • Orange Filling
    • ½ cup sugar
    • ½ cup chopped nuts
    • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    • ¼ cup butter

 

1. Dissolve yeast in water.

2. Set aside.

3. Combine milk, butter, sugar and salt.

4. Cook to lukewarm.

5. Stir in 2 cups flour and beat until smooth.

6. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

7. Add yeast mixture, peel and juice.

8. Add remaining flour.

9. Cover, let stand 10 minutes.

10. On lightly floured board, knead dough until smooth and elastic, 6-8 minutes.

11. Place in greased bowl.

12. Cover and let rise until doubled (1 hour.)

13. Combine filling ingredients, set aside.

14. Punch down, divide into thirds.

15. Let rest 10 minutes.

16. Roll first into 1/4″ thick rectangle.

17. Spread 1/3 of filling on.

18. Roll up jelly roll fashion.

19. Cut into 1 inch slices.

20. Place in well greased muffin pans.

21. Repeat with rest of dough.

22. Let rise 1 hour.

23. Bake at 400 degrees in muffin pans.

24. Repeat with rest of dough.

25. Let rise 1 hour.

26. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes.

27. If desired, glaze with powdered sugar with orange juice.

 

 

 

 

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