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Jam Roly Poly

By nickerose (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A Great British Pud


  • Ingredients
  • 250g/8oz self-raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 125g/4oz shredded suet
  • 90-120ml/6-8tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp raspberry jam, warmed
  • a little milk
  • 1 egg, beaten, and caster sugar to glaze


  • STEP 1
    1. Sift the flour into a bowl with the salt. Add the suet and sufficient water to create a soft but not sticky dough.
  • STEP 2
    2. Turn on to a floured board and roll out to a rectangle about 20x30cm/8x12in.
  • STEP 3
    3. Brush the pastry with the warmed jam, leaving a 1cm/½in border all round.
  • STEP 4
    4. Fold in this border and brush with milk. With the short side towards you, roll up the pastry loosely and seal the ends well.
  • STEP 5
    5. Place on a greased baking sheet, with the sealed edge underneath. Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle with caster sugar.
  • STEP 6
    6. Bake in the oven at 200C/400F/Gas 6 for 35-40 minutes until golden brown.
  • STEP 7
    7. Remove from the oven, sprinkle on a little more sugar and serve hot with home-made English custard.

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