Mom’s Orange Rolls

1 package active dry yeast
1/4 Cup water
1 Cup milk, scalded
1/2 Cup shortening
1/3 Cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs - well beaten
1/4 Cup orange juice
2 Tablespoons orange peel – grated
5 Cup flour
Soften yeast in warm water. Combine scalded milk, shortening, sugar, salt. cool to lukewarm. Add to  softened yeast mixture. Add eggs, orange juice and orange peel. beat well. Gradually stir in flour to form soft dough. Cover. Let stand 10 minutes. Knead dough 5-10 minutes on lightly floured surface. When dough is satin smooth and pliable, place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the surface. Cover with damp cloth and let rise until double (about 2 hours). Punch down, let stand for about 15 minutes. Roll dough in rectangle 10x16 and 1/2 thick. Cut into strips and tie into knot. Arrange on greased baking sheet. Cover and rise until doubled. Bake 400°, 12 min.  Cool for 10-15 minutes the cover with Icing.
Icing: 2 Tablespoons orange juice, 1 teaspoon grated orange peel, 1 cup powdered sugar.

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