Orange Cinnamon Sweet Rolls

240 mins (prep 30)
13 ingredients
makes 12 rolls
Nothing beats buttery sweet rolls fresh from the oven—and you get the pleasure of filling your house with their warm, yeasty scent as they bake.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , winter , american , bread ,
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  • 3 tablespoons warm water (105-115°f) plus 2 teaspoons water at room temperature
  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 to 5 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup warm milk (105-115°f)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened, plus additional for greasing bowl
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature 30 minutes, or submerged in a bowl of warm water (105°f) 5 minutes
  • special equipment: an instant-read thermometer (for checking water and milk temperatures); a stand mixer with paddle and dough hook attachments; a clean kitchen towel (not terry cloth); parchment paper
  • accompaniment: orange butter


Serving Size (3.25 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 3.67 Calories from Fat 0.09
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.01g 0.1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.08%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 391.52mg 195.76%
Total Carbohydrate 0.96g 3.82%
Dietary Fiber 0.12 g 5.7%
Sugars 0.7 g %
Protein 0.01g 0.25%
Vitamin A 0.64IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 2.44mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
warm water, plus, unbleached all-purpose flour, finely grated fresh orange zest, warm milk, large eggs at room temperature, an, special equipment, accompaniment