Orange Nut Roll

Photo by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay

From the kitchen of Mabel Knewasser


Stir together:

1/2 c lukewarm milk

1 c sugar


1 egg

rind of 1 orange

1 lb walnuts, ground

Set aside.


In a bowl:

1 c lukewarm milk

1 package dry yeast

Mix & let stand. Set aside.

In another bowl or food processor:

4 c flour

1/2 c sugar

1 c butter, cold, cubed


2 eggs, beaten

milk/ yeast mixture

This makes a very soft dough.

Refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours.

Roll dough to 1/4″ thick.

Spread with filling.

Roll like a jelly roll.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Let raise 15 minutes.

Bake @ 325, 35-40 minutes.


juice of 1 orange

1/2 c confectioner sugar

Drizzle over nut roll.

It looks nice with a few crushed nuts on top.

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