Nanny's Nursery Baked Jam Roly Poly Pudding

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  • Grease/line a large rectangular baking tray - about 12 x 9 inches.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, suet and salt together.
  • Add sufficient cold water to make a pliable dough.
  • Turn the dough out onto a floured board, and knead gently.
  • Roll out the pastry into a rectangle of about 10 x 8 inches.
  • Spread the surface of the rolled pastry with the jam of your choice, to within 1 inch of the border.
  • Moisten the edges of the pastry with some water, and roll it up loosly like a Swiss Roll, starting at the narrow end.
  • Press the edges together firmly to seal and gently lift onto a greased/lined baking tray - with the join UNDERNEATH the Roly Poly.
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes until golden brown.
  • To Steam:
  • Loosely wrap in greaseproof paper and foil, and steam for 1 1/2 hours.
  • To Serve:
  • Serve hot, cut into slices and with custard or cream.