Orange Pull-Aparts


This pull-apart bread accented with orange zest makes a nice treat to go with coffee. It’s been Grandpa approved!

Original recipe makes 1 ring


1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 large orange, juiced
1/2 cup water
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons white sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons margarine
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons orange juice


  1. In a one cup measure combine the milk, eggs, grated orange rind, juice from one orange, and enough water to equal one cup. Place into bread machine. Add the flour, sugar, yeast, salt, butter or margarine, and cinnamon to the bread machine and turn machine onto dough cycle.
  2. When cycle is complete, divide the dough into 20 equal portions and roll into balls. Dip balls into melted butter and then into white sugar. Place in greased bundt pan.
  3. Let rise for 35 to 45 minutes.
  4. Bake in a preheated 375 F degrees (190 degrees C) for 25-30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes then remove from pan.
  5. If desired, glaze with a mixture of confectioners’ sugar and orange juice.


Calories: 132 kcal
Carbohydrates: 22.4 g
Cholesterol: 17 mg
Fat: 3.8 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 2.2 g
Sodium: 151 mg