Orange Breakfast Buns

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Happy Couple

By
@HappyCouple1990

This is my Mom's recipe.I made a couple of changes,but they still taste delicious.I bake them often for breakfast and my kids love them.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
1 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2(1/4) pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1 1/4 c
    warm milk
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1 stick
    butter,softened
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 5 1/2 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Orange Breakfast Buns

Step-by-Step

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm milk. Add sugar,orange juice, zest,salt,butter,eggs,and half of the flour.Mix well with electric mixer heavy hook attachment.Add the rest of the flour a 1/2 cup at a time.Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed.
  2. Place in a greased bowl,cover with a towel, and let it rise until it's double in size which would take about 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Turn the dough on a floured surface and roll into 12 by 10 inch rectangles.Cut into 10 by 1 inch strips,roll lightly, and tie into knots.You can make some pieces smaller that are 6 inches long and a 1/2 inch thick (I made some).
  4. Place on prepared baking sheet, let it rise to double the size, and wait another 1/2 hour.Glaze with a lightly beaten egg and sprinkle with poppy seeds, almonds, or sugar.
  5. Bake in an oven preheated to 400 degrees F for 12 minutes until golden brown.

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About Orange Breakfast Buns

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Low Sodium
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy



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