Friday, February 10, 2017

Orange Rolls

Start your weekend morning off with the smell of cinnamon and warm bread coming from the oven.  These are iced with a light orange icing that isn’t overly sweet.  Just a note....rolls are not easy to photograph  :-)




Orange Rolls
 
Dough –
1 pkg yeast
½ cup warm water
¼ cup sugar
Mix together and let sit for 10 minutes
 
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat until the butter has melted –
½ cup milk
1/3 cup butter
¼ cup sugar
 
Put in your mixer  -
4 ¼ cups flour
1 1 /2 tsp salt
1 egg
Add in the yeast and milk mixtures and turn on mixer using a dough hook.
 
When done, spread out into a 12 x 18 shape and top with –
3 tbsp butter, softened to spread over dough
½ cup brown sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon
¼ tsp salt
2 tsp orange zest
 
Mix together the brown sugar, cinnamon, orange zest and salt and sprinkle evenly over the buttered dough.   Roll up the 11” way.  Cut dough into 12 slices and place in a greased 9 x 13 pan and allow to rise until it reaches the top of the pan.  Bake for 35 minutes at 350°.  Allow to cool before icing.
 
Icing
8 oz mascarpone cheese, room temperature
1 tbsp orange zest
¼ cup orange juice

½ cup powdered sugar