Orange Buns

These orange buns are soft, fluffy and full of citrus flavor. They’re perfect for breakfast or as a snack. The recipe is easy to follow and only takes a few minutes to make.


  • -1/4 cup butter
  • -1 teaspoon white sugar
  • -1 cup hot milk
  • -2 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • -6 cups bread flour, divided
  • -1/2 cup white sugar
  • -2 eggs
  • -1 cup orange juice
  • -1 tablespoon orange zest
  • -1 teaspoon salt


1. Stir together the butter and sugar in a saucepan over low heat until the butter is melted.

2. Add the hot milk and stir to combine.

3. When mixture is lukewarm, stir in yeast and set aside for 5 minutes.

4. When mixture is creamy, transfer to a large bowl and mix in 2 cups of bread flour.

5. Add the sugar, eggs, orange juice, orange zest, and salt and beat until combined well.

6. Gradually add remaining flour to the dough until it pulls away from the sides of the bowl while mixing well after each addition. (You may not need to use all 6 cups)

7-10 Knead for about 10 minutes then place in a greased bowl , cover with plastic wrap ,and let rise until doubled; about 1 hour . If time permits you can punch dough down ,cover it ,and let rise again .(optional step) 11-12 Cut dough into 3 balls shape each piece into braided loaves or buns; place on baking sheets that have been lightly greased or lined with parchment paper . Let rise until doubled ; about 30 minutes . 13 Preheat oven 375*F (190*C) bake rolls or

Nutrition Facts

  • – Servings: 10 buns
  • – Calories: 190 kcal
  • – Fat: 4.5 g
  • – Saturated fat: 2.5 g
  • – Cholesterol: 40 mg
  • – Sodium: 310 mg
  • – Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • – Fiber: 1g
Orange Buns

Does Cinnabon have orange rolls?

No, Cinnabon does not have orange rolls. The company offers a variety of cinnamon-based baked goods, including cinnamon buns, cinnamon rolls, coffee cakes, and muffins. While the exact recipe for their products is kept secret, it is known that they use only the finest ingredients, including 100% pure cane sugar, fresh ground cinnamon, and rich creamery butter.

Where did orange rolls originate?

The origin of orange rolls is a bit of a mystery. The most popular theory is that they were created by Mrs. Ewing Steele, a Birmingham baker, who debuted them at the Vestavia Roman Rooms in the early 1900s. However, there are no records or documents to confirm this story. Another theory is that orange rolls were actually invented by Scottish immigrants who settled in the American South and adapted their traditional scone recipes to use local ingredients like oranges and pecans. Again, there is no definitive evidence to support this claim.

What we do know for sure is that orange rolls are now a staple of Southern cooking and baking. They can be found on breakfast tables and dessert menus all across the region.

How do you make orange glaze for cinnamon rolls?

To make orange glaze for cinnamon rolls, you will need 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, 3 Tablespoons orange juice, fresh orange zest from 1 orange, and 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract.

Start by mixing together the confectioners’ sugar and orange juice until the sugar is dissolved. Then stir in the orange zest and vanilla extract. If you want a thicker glaze, add more confectioners’ sugar until desired consistency is reached.

Who invented orange rolls?

Ella Irby is the woman behind Birmingham’s famous orange rolls. The delectable history of these sweet rolls can be traced back to nearly two years ago, when Irby woke up at a mindbogglingly early time to meet with me.

Irby shared her story of how she came up with the idea for the orange rolls. She explained that she was inspired by an old family recipe for cinnamon rolls. After making some adjustments to the ingredients and adding oranges to the dough, she created a new dish that quickly became a favorite among her friends and family.

Today, Bogue’s Restaurant is known far and wide for its delicious orange rolls. Thanks to Ella Irby’s creativity and culinary skills, this humble little breakfast treat has become a beloved part of Birmingham’s food culture.

Where did Orange rolls come from?

There are many stories and theories about the origins of orange rolls, but one thing is for sure – they’re delicious! One popular theory is that they were created by Millie Ray, a home baker from Homewood, Alabama. According to this story, Ray developed her own recipe for the sweet rolls in 1979 and served them at her garden club potluck. Another theory is that orange rolls originated in China. This theory suggests that orangeRolls were brought to America by Chinese immigrants who worked on the transcontinental railroad in the 1800s.