Orange Blossom

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Prep Time: 15 min.
Bake Time: 20-25 min.
Servings: 1-5
Difficulty: Beginning

This fun and sweet bread not only looks great but tastes wonderful too.


12 Rhodes Yeast Dinner Rolls or 1 loaf Rhodes White Bread, dough thawed but still cold
grated zest of 1 orange
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Citrus Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
2 -3 tablespoons fresh orange juice


Cut each dinner roll in half or cut bread dough into into 24 equal pieces. Mix sugar and orange zest together. Stretch each dough piece to about three inches and dip into melted butter, then zest and sugar mixture. With beginning piece, wrap around finger and place in center of a sprayed 9-inch round baking pan. Surround the center bud in a spiral pattern with remaining pieces. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until double in size.

Remove plastic wrap and bake at 350 degrees F 20-25 minutes. Combine ingredients for citrus glaze and drizzle or brush over orange blossom while still warm.

  • Brona
    March 26, 2020

    Do you let the dough rise then pUnch let rise again or just partia thaw out then cut i would like to try for sugar cake thank you

    • Debbie from Rhodes
      March 27, 2020

      Thanks for your question! Just let your dough thaw completely out. It does not need to rise. Then cut it into pieces and follow the recipe. If you have any questions, please feel free to call one of our baking experts at 1-800-876-7333. Happy Baking!

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