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Orange Pan Rolls Recipe

Orange Pan Rolls Recipe

A HINT of orange in the dough makes these rolls refreshingly different. Similar in texture to a biscuit, they bake to a beautiful golden brown. I make them anytime I want something warm from the oven to accompany a meal. —Jackie Riley Holland, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine sugar and nutmeg; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt. Add orange peel; cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • 2. Divide dough into fourths. With floured hands, roll each piece of dough into a ball; dip in butter, then in sugar mixture. Evenly space in a greased 9-in. round baking pan. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 4 rolls.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 157 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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Sprowl User ID: 29186 40120
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"Just ok."

Trilby Yost User ID: 5195621 30612
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2010

"Very easy to make. The slight sweetness of these rolls contrasts well with a variety of savory dishes. I have lost track of how many times I have made these."

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