Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe: Citrusy Delights for Your Table!

Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe Citrusy Delights for Your Table!
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Easy Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe
Lovely and delicious sweet rolls with a short cut method that makes them quick and easy!

Hey there, food lovers! Anne Carter here, your culinary companion from Beyond the Bayou Blog, inviting you to embark on a flavorful adventure in my kitchen. Get ready to indulge in a mouthwatering creation: Easy Orange Sweet Rolls.

A delightful twist on the classic sweet roll: Easy Orange Sweet Rolls! Bursting with bright citrus flavor and a buttery, gooey filling, these rolls are a delightful treat for any occasion. What makes them truly special is their simplicity and speed of preparation.

With no yeast or eggs required and no rise time needed, you can have freshly baked rolls on the table in under an hour. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet snack any time of day, these orange sweet rolls are sure to become a favorite in your baking repertoire.

Let’s dive into the zestful world of citrusy goodness!

Why I Love This Recipe?

  1. Simple Ingredients: The absence of yeast and eggs simplifies the recipe, making it more accessible to those with dietary restrictions or limited time. It also means you don’t have to wait for the dough to rise, allowing you to enjoy fresh-baked rolls in a fraction of the time.
  2. Quick Preparation: With no need for rising time, the dough can be mixed, rolled out, filled, and baked within an hour. This makes them perfect for spontaneous baking sessions or last-minute brunch plans.
  3. Buttery Orange Sugar Filling: The combination of butter, sugar, and orange zest creates a rich and flavorful filling that melts into the rolls as they bake. This filling adds moisture and sweetness to the rolls, ensuring they’re soft, gooey, and bursting with orange flavor.
  4. Versatility: Orange sweet rolls can be enjoyed any time of day, whether it’s for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet snack. Their light and citrusy flavor pairs well with a variety of beverages, from coffee to tea to freshly squeezed orange juice.

Overview: How To Make Orange Sweet Rolls?

Overview How To Make Orange Sweet Rolls

Looking for a delicious breakfast treat that’s easy to whip up? Look no further! With just a few simple ingredients and a bit of time, you can make these mouthwatering Orange Creamsicle Rolls.

To start, preheat your oven to 375 degrees and grab a 9×13 pan, giving it a light spritz with cooking spray. Then, pour in some heavy cream and sprinkle in brown sugar for that perfect sweetness. Don’t forget to zest a whole orange over the cream and sugar and squeeze in all its juicy goodness. Give it a gentle mix, and you’re ready for the next step.

Now it’s time to get rolling! Literally. Take those Pillsbury Orange Rolls out of their tubes and set aside the frosting tubs. Arrange the rolls in the pan, overlapping them to create a lovely pattern. Pop it in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and baked through.

Once they’re out of the oven, don’t wait too long to add that finishing touch. Drizzle the frosting over the top while they’re still warm, letting it ooze into every nook and cranny. After a quick cool down, slice it up and serve! These Orange Creamsicle Rolls are sure to be a hit at breakfast or anytime you’re craving a sweet treat.

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Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe Citrusy Delights for Your Table!

Easy Orange Sweet Rolls Recipe

Lovely and delicious sweet rolls with a short cut method that makes them quick and easy!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 418kcal
Author: Anne Carter
Servings: 10


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cups
  • Whisk
  • Rolling Pin
  • Knife
  • Baking Pan


  • 4 Tubes Pillsbury Orange Rolls 8 Count Each
  • 3/4 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Orange
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease a 9×13 baking pan lightly.
  • Combine heavy cream and brown sugar in the pan.
  • Zest and juice a whole orange over the mixture.
  • Arrange Pillsbury Orange Rolls in rows in the pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, then drizzle with frosting and serve.


Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 277mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g
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Some Things to Keep in Mind!

  • Go for Fresh Juice: Using freshly squeezed orange juice will give your rolls the best flavor. It’s like adding a burst of sunshine to your baking!
  • Watch Out for the Pith: When zesting the oranges, avoid the white layer or “pith.” It’s bitter and can mess with the yummy orange taste of your rolls. Just stick to the colorful zest!
  • Easy on the Mixing: Don’t go overboard with mixing and kneading the dough. Too much muscle can make your rolls tough instead of soft and fluffy. Give it a gentle touch for the perfect texture.
  • Flour Power: Keep a little dusting of flour under your dough while you’re rolling it out. This helps keep things from getting sticky and messy on your counter.
  • Release the Dough: If your dough starts to stick as you roll it up, no worries! Just slide a butter knife underneath it to gently loosen things up.
  • Floss Trick: Want perfectly sliced rolls without squishing them? Grab some plain dental floss and slide it under the dough. It cuts through smoothly, giving you neat slices every time.
  • Cool Before Glazing: Let your orange rolls chill for a few minutes before drizzling on the glaze. Sure, you can spread it on while they’re warm, but it might soak in too much. Give it a little time to shine on top!

What to Serve with Orange Sweet Rolls?

What to Serve with Orange Sweet Rolls

Guide to Store Leftovers!

  1. Cool Completely: Allow the leftover orange rolls to cool completely at room temperature before storing them. This helps prevent condensation inside the container, which can make the rolls soggy.
  2. Store Properly: Place the cooled orange rolls in a tightly sealed container or airtight resealable plastic bag. Ensure that the container is sealed properly to keep the rolls fresh.
  3. Refrigerate: Store the container of orange rolls in the refrigerator to keep them fresh for longer. The cold temperature of the fridge helps slow down the growth of bacteria, preserving the rolls for a few days.
  4. Reheat if Desired: When ready to enjoy the leftover orange rolls, you can reheat them in the microwave or oven. Simply place them on a microwave-safe plate and heat them in 20-30-second intervals until warmed through, or place them in a preheated oven at 300°F (150°C) for about 5-10 minutes until heated to your liking.
  5. Enjoy Within a Few Days: While the orange rolls will still be delicious the next day, they are best enjoyed within 2-3 days for optimal freshness and flavor.

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