Steamed Jam Roly Poly

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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Ready in: 45 mins
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Jam Roly Poly

Very similar to the spotted dick recipe, just add plenty and I mean plenty of jam.
Serve with hot custard.

Ingredients

  • 225g (8oz) sweet suet pastry
  • 185g raspberry jam, good quality

Method

Have ready a 24cm steamer filled with boiling water. This is very important, as soon as the pastry is ready it must be cooked or you will end up with a heavy leaded end product.

  • Roll the pastry out until it measures about 30 x 40cm roughly.
  • Spread over the jam nice and thickly, there is nothing worse than under filled suet roly poly.
  • Roll up nice and lightly then cut in half, so you end up with 2 manageable rolls.
  • Tear off 2 pieces of foil roughly the size of the original pastry. Butter well then roll up the very loosely. twist off the ends and repeat with the second roll.
  • Place in the steamer and steam until the rolls are tight and firm, about 40 minutes.
  • To test just gently squeeze and they should be full and firm. If not then just leave for a few more minutes.
  • Leave the rolls to set when cooked for a couple of minutes.
  • Open the foil and slice into 4 serve with hot custard.

 

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Phil's Tips

If you have any left over, wrap in cling film and chill. When needed slice cold and warm in the microwave, take care though, as the jam will burn.

 

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