Strawberry Jam Roly-Poly


Octopus Publishing

Posted May 26, 2022 (Last updated May 26, 2022)



Total Time

4hrs 25mins



The strawberry "roly-poly" is a sweet, comforting, and classic English dessert. Cooking it in the slow cooker helps create a wonderfully fluffy texture. It's delicious with a generous glug of custard.


  • Lemon icon
    Lemon2zest of
  • Water icon
    Wateras neededboiling
  • Self raising flour icon
    Self raising flour325 g
  • Vegetarian suet icon
    Vegetarian suet210 g
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar50 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 pinch
  • Milk icon
    Milk180 ml
  • Strawberry jam icon
    Strawberry jam4 tablespoons

  • 1. In a clean large mixing bowl mix together self raising flour, vegetarian suet, superfine sugar, lemon and salt
  • 2. Pour milk gradually and mix until dough forms
  • 3. Knead the dough lightly and lightly flour the parchment paper
  • 4. Place the dough on top of the parchment paper and roll out to a rectangle about 9 x 12 inches
  • 5. Turn the paper so that the shorter edges are facing you
  • 6. Spread strawberry jam on top of the dough
  • 7. Roll up, starting at a shorter edge, using the paper to help
  • 8. Wrap in the paper, then in a sheet of foil, twist the ends together tightly, leaving space for the pudding to rise
  • 9. Prepare a clean slow cooker bowl and place the wrapped pudding on top
  • 10. Pour water into the slow cooker bowl halfway and cover
  • 11. Cook until light and fluffy - 3 hr 30 min, high heat
  • 12. Remove and slice into rounds
  • 13. Serve

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