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Hopping Bunnies

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  Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted enriched flour 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Soften active dry yeast in warm water; compressed yeast in lukewarm water.
Blend milk, sugar, shortening, and salt.
Cool till lukewarm; stir in about 2 cups of flour; beat well.
Add eggs; mix well.
Stir in softened yeast.
Add orange juice, peel, and remaining flour to make soft dough.
Let rest 10 minutes.
Knead dough 5 to 10 minutes on lightly floured surface till smooth and elastic.
Place in lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 2 hours).
Punch down; cover and let rest 10 minutes.
To start bunnies, roll dough in rectangle 1/2 inch thick, on lightly floured surface.
Cut dough in strips about 1/2 inch wide and roll between hands to smooth.
Shape in curlicue or twist bunnies.
Cover and let rise in warm place till light and nearly double (45 to 60 minutes).
Bake at 375° 12 to 15 minutes.
Frost while warm with Sugar Glaze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4584 Calories from Fat 1066

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 120 g185%

Saturated Fat 33 g164.9%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 445.6 mg148.5%

Sodium 2262.1 mg94.3%

Total Carbohydrates 771 g257.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.1 g104.3%

Sugars 270.2 g

Protein 87 g174.7%

Vitamin A 19.4% Vitamin C 119.7%

Calcium 37.1% Iron 137.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hopping Bunnies Recipe