Bacon roly polies

servings10
45 minutes

Ingredients

Bacon filling

  • 8 bacon rashers
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 100g of soft cheese
  • 100g of cheddar, grated
  • 1/2 bunch of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Pastry

  • 250g of plain flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 75g of unsalted butter, diced and cold
  • 225ml of milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 20g of butter, melted

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper
2
Place the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Crumb the butter into the flour using your thumbs and forefingers. Mix in the milk until just combined
  • 250g of plain flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 75g of unsalted butter, diced and cold
  • 225ml of milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
3
Place onto a floured work surface and roll into a 1cm thick rectangle, trimming the edges of the dough if desired
4
Brush the dough with some of the melted butter then layer the bacon on top to cover the pastry, making sure to leave a 2cm edge free on one of the long sides of the dough
  • 8 bacon rashers, cut into thin strips
  • 20g of butter, melted
5
Mix the onion, cheeses, parsley and garlic together and spread over the bacon
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 100g of soft cheese
  • 100g of cheddar, grated
  • 1/2 bunch of flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
6
Brush the gap at the edge of the dough with water then roll into a spiral, sealing the edge brushed with water to the body of the roll
7
Wrap the roll in cling film and refrigerate for 20 minutes
8
Slice the roll into 1.5cm slices and place, spiral side up, onto the baking tray. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden. Serve warm