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Orange Raspberry Cinnamon Rolls

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Ingredients

Dough:

  • 15 ounces can Mandrin oranges
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Filling:

  • 2 Tablespoons soften butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 15 ounce can mandrin oranges
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries

Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 teaspoons juice from mandrin oranges

Instructions

Preparing the Dough:

  • Open one can of Mandrin oranges and drain the juice into a bowl. Save the juice for the glaze.
  • Add the Mandrin oranges to a blender or food processor
  • Blend oranges. Pour contents from blended ( juice and pulp) into a measuring cup and set a side.
  • Place yeast, flour, sugar and salt into the bread machine
  • Add in melted butter, beaten egg, cinnamon , orange extract, and the one cup of orange juice and pulp
  • Set the bread machine to dough setting. The bread machine mix the ingredients, and proof the dough for its first rise. The timeline should be about one and half hours.

Preparing the Dough for the Filling:

  • Turn the dough out to a well floured surface
  • If the dough is real tacky ( sticky), add just shy of a 1/4 cup flour to the top of the dough ball and knead in
    Roll out the dough out ...about 1/4 inch thickness...into a triangle
  • Apply butter to the dough. Using the paper cover from the butter stick makes it easy to spread the butter on the dough
  • Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon together. Sprinkle all over the dough
  • Open the second can of Mandrin oranges and drain well. Place the oranges on the dough. Follow with adding the raspberries.
  • Roll the dough into a log. Cut the log into 1 inch pieces.
  • Place the rolls into a parchment lined baking pan.
  • Cover the pan with a kitchen towel for about 30 - 45 minutes for the second rise of the dough
  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Bake for about 25 minutes. At the 10 minute mark check to see if the dough is over rising.
  • With a fork, gently press the dough down
  • Remove from the oven when golden brown
  • Cool the rolls before applying the glaze

Glaze...icing:

  • Mix powder sugar, vanilla extract and juice from mandrin oranges one tablespoon at a time. Stir into smooth
    Glaze each roll with the icing
Author: Beverly