Mushroom and bacon roly poly

Mushroom and bacon roly poly


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About this recipe: A delicious baked roly poly, filled with mushrooms, bacon and onion. Everyone will love this nostalgic classic.

jean.isacke Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • Crust
  • 170g (6 oz) self raising flour
  • 85g (3 oz) shredded suet
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • water to mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten - for glazing
  • Filling
  • 110g (4 oz) mushrooms, coarsely chopped
  • 110g (4 oz) streaky bacon, rind removed and chopped
  • 1 onion, grated

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, suet, salt and pepper and mix well. Add a little bit of water at a time to form a soft dough.
  3. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to an oblong shape, about 30x23cm (12 in x 9 in).
  4. In a second bowl mix the ingredients for the filling and spread over the dough within 2.5cm (1 in) of the edges.
  5. Dampen edges and roll up. Seal ends. Place on a baking tray lined with parchment. Brush with the egg.
  6. Bake the roly poly for 30 minutes, until golden.


You can freeze the roly-poly before baking it.

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Reviews (2)


Loved it! very easy to and tasty! - 10 Jan 2014


Tasty dish, thanks for sharing! X - 31 Jul 2015

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