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, 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 each Texas roll into 4 equal pieces. Mix sugar and orange zest together. Stretch each roll 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.

Remove 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.

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