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Lemony Lamb

Lemony Lamb
Lemony Lamb
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This delicious lemon pull-apart lamb is the perfect way to usher in the spring season.

Prep Time: 20 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20 min
Servings: 6-8
Skills: Intermediate


  1. 9 Rhodes Yeast Dinner Rolls (thawed but still cold)
    2 tablespoons butter, melted
    zest from one lemon
    6 tablespoons sugar

    Citrus glaze:
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1 tablespoon butter, melted
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Shape one roll into an oval for the head and place on a sprayed baking sheet. Cut 6 rolls into sixths and arrange for body and top of head. Cut one roll in half and shape one half for ear and other half for tail. Place on body. Cut last roll in half and roll each piece into a 4-5 inch rope. Fold in half and place under body for legs.

Mix lemon zest with sugar. Brush entire lamb with butter. Sprinkle with half of the lemon mixture, trying not to get any on the face, ear, tail and legs. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise 30-45 minutes.

Remove wrap and sprinkle with remaining half of lemon mixture. Bake at 350°F 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly. Drizzle with citrus glaze.

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