Chocolate roly poly

Chocolate roly poly


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About this recipe: A chocolaty take on the classic roly poly. A chocolate-suet dough is rolled with chocolate spread, then baked to perfection. For the ultimate chocolate treat, serve with chocolate custard.


Makes: 4 - 6 servings

  • 235g self-raising flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 125g shredded suet
  • 6-8 tablespoons water
  • chocolate spread as needed
  • 1 egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon milk for brushing
  • caster sugar for sprinkling

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, sugar and cocoa powder. Stir in suet and enough water to create a soft, but not sticky dough.
  3. On a floured surface, roll dough into a 20x30cm rectangle. Brush with chocolate spread, leaving a 1-2cm border all around.
  4. Brush the border with egg wash. Roll the dough into a loose roll, starting at the short side. Pinch the ends to seal.
  5. Transfer to prepared baking tray seam side down. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until golden and cooked through.

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