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Orange Breakfast Rolls Recipe

Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need


  • 1/4 oz package dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 tsp orange extract


  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar


  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Freshly squeezed orange juice



  • Dissolve yeast in a small bowl with warm water. Let sit for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and salt. Add in yeast mixture. Add 1/2 cup flour and mix until smooth. Add melted butter and orange extract and mix well. Add remaining flour gradually and mix until dough forms. Add dough to a greased bowl and cover with a towel. Allow to rise until double in size (about an hour).


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 9 pan. Punch down and roll out dough on a floured surface. The dough should measure approximately 8 by 12 inches when rolled out. Mix butter, orange juice, and sugar for filling. Spread on dough. Roll dough into a large pin wheel and cut into portions. Put in greased pan and let rise to double in size. bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until browned evenly. Allow to cool before adding glaze.


  • Mix powdered sugar with enough freshly squeeze orange juice to be a glaze like consistency. Drizzle over rolls.