1/2 cup quite warm milk
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. sugar
1 package yeast
2 tbsp. shortening
2 1/2 cups flour
3 tbsp. butter, melted
1 tbsp. grated orange rind
2 tbsp. orange juice
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 400F degrees
Combine milk, salt, sugar, yeast, egg, shortening and flour and knead.
Roll out into a 12"x7" rectangle.
Combine butter, orange rind, orange juice and sugar. Spread the dough rectangle with half the mixture.
Roll up the long way and cut 12 rolls. Place in a 9" round pan.
Let rise 25-30 minutes. Bake 20-25 minutes at 400F degrees. While still warm, frost with the other half of the orange mixture.
Notes: Refreshing spin on the usual morning cinnamon rolls.