Cranberry Orange Rolls
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For the Rolls: 5½ cups plain flour 2¼ tsp dry yeast 1¼ cups milk ½ cup butter ⅓ cup granulated sugar 2 medium eggs 2 tbsp finely grated orange zest ⅓ cup orange juice For the Glaze: 1½ cups powdered sugar 1½ teaspoons finely grated orange zest 2-3 tbsp orange juice
Ingredients
  • For the Rolls: 5½ cups plain flour
  • 2¼ tsp dry yeast
  • 1¼ cups milk
  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 tbsp finely grated orange zest
  • ⅓ cup orange juice
  • For the Glaze: 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons finely grated orange zest
  • 2-3 tbsp orange juice
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine two cups of flour and the yeast.
  2. Combine milk, butter and sugar and heat in the microwave for until milk is slightly warm and butter just starts to melt.
  3. Add the milk mixture to flour mixture and stir.
  4. Add the eggs, orange juice, and orange zest, and stir until combined.
  5. Gradually add in the remaining flour, until the dough begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl, and is just slightly sticky to the touch.
  6. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and let rise for one hour in a warm place, or until doubled in size.
  7. Preheat oven to 180C. Line two baking sheets with parchment.
  8. Divide the dough into 10 pieces and roll each one into a 10 inch rope.
  9. Tie each into a knot and tuck in the ends, place on the baking sheets, cover with clingfilm and let rise until nearly doubled.
  10. Bake 10-15 minutes, or until light golden brown.
  11. For the glaze whisk together powdered sugar, orange zest, and orange juice in a small bowl until well mixed. Brush over the rolls immediately after removing from the oven.
  12. Serve warm.
Recipe by Pixie Dust Kitchen at http://pixiedustkitchen.com/2013/12/10/cranberry-orange-rolls/