1 Hour Easy Orange Rolls Recipe

One hour orange rolls recipe - quick & easy with just 10 minutes hands on time! A brunch favorite!

Yes, these delightful, light & fluffy sweet orange rolls are made start to finish in less than an hour. The best part? 50 minutes of that you’re just patiently waiting while they rise to the occasion! I adapted my cinnamon roll recipe & I’m not sure which one you’re going to love more. Do we have to choose? I didn’t think so!  This easy orange rolls recipe is great for brunch – it will have everyone talking!

Quick, easy & beautiful sweet orange rolls recipe

Orange rolls are so beautiful, even before they go in the oven!

1 Hour Easy Orange Rolls Recipe - light & fluffy brunch recipe

Beautiful brunch recipe - easy sweet orange rolls in less than an hour!

As if these orange rolls aren’t heavenly enough already, I cover them in a vanilla orange glaze that is to-die-for!

Easy 1 hour orange rolls recipe with just 10 minutes hands on time!

1 Hour Easy Orange Rolls Recipe

Preparation 10 mins 2017-06-28T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 15 mins 2017-06-28T00:15:00+00:00
Serves 8     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/3 c butter
  • 2 1/4 c flour + up to 1 c additional
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 package active quick rise yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 Tbsp orange zest/zest of 1 large orange
  • 1/4 c heavy cream
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp orange or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, add milk & butter. Stir until melted & remove from heat.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine 2¼ c flour, ¼ c sugar, salt. Add yeast & lukewarm milk mixture. Combine. Add egg.
  3. Using the dough hook attachment on your mixer, knead while gradually adding in up to 1 c flour until the dough forms a ball & pulls aways from the edges of the bowl. You can also knead by hand.
  4. Let dough rest for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. On a floured surface, roll out dough into a rectangle. Spread melted butter on top. Paint butter on top with a pastry brush & sprinkle with sugar & orange zest. Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut 10 strips. Roll & place in a baking dish or cast iron skillet.
  6. Turn oven off. Cover rolls with a damp towel & allow to rise 25 minutes. Remove from oven, preheat again to 350 degrees. Cover rolls in ¼ c heavy cream. Bake 15 minutes, or until slightly golden.
  7. Top with icing & serve.

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1 Hour Easy Orange Rolls Recipe
 
Recipe Type: Brunch
Author: Julie Blanner
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/3 c butter
  • 2 1/4 c flour + up to 1 c additional
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 package active quick rise yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 Tbsp orange zest/zest of 1 large orange
  • 1/4 c heavy cream
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp orange or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, add milk & butter. Stir until melted & remove from heat.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine 2 1/4 c flour, 1/4 c sugar, salt. Add yeast & lukewarm milk mixture. Combine. Add egg.
  3. Using the dough hook attachment on your mixer, knead while gradually adding in up to 1 c flour until the dough forms a ball & pulls aways from the edges of the bowl. You can also knead by hand.
  4. Let dough rest for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. On a floured surface, roll out dough into a rectangle. Spread melted butter on top. Paint butter on top with a pastry brush & sprinkle with sugar & orange zest. Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut 10 strips. Roll & place in a baking dish or cast iron skillet.
  6. Turn oven off. Cover rolls with a damp towel & allow to rise 25 minutes. Remove from oven, preheat again to 350 degrees. Cover rolls in 1/4 c heavy cream. Bake 15 minutes, or until slightly golden.
  7. Top with icing & serve.
 

 

These babies are good to the last bite – which I may have taken…they’re so moist!

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Julie

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