Sweet Dough Orange Rolls

  • 2 cups milk, scalded
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs, well beated
  • 1 package yeast
  • 1/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup melted margarine

Combine milk, 1/3 cup sugar, salt, and shortening; let cool to lukewarm. Stir eggs into milk mixture. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water; stir in yeast mixture and enough flour to make a soft dough. Place dough in well-greased bowl; cover with cloth. Let stand in a warm place until doubled in bulk. Combine raisins, 1 cup sugar, and orange rind. Roll out dough on a floured surface into rectangle; brush with melted margarine. Sprinkle with orange mixture; roll up, starting at long side. Cut into slices; place in greased pan. Cover; let rise until doubled in bulk. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

  • Yields: 12 rolls
  • Preparation Time: 45 minutes

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