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15Total Time
40Prep Time
25Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Mozzarella and Pesto Pinwheels

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About the bake

If you love pizza then you are sure to love these too. A delicious combination of rich pesto sauce and creamy mozzarella cheese wrapped up in soft dough, these pinwheels are a wonderful way to brighten up lunchtime or a welcome addition to any picnic.

15Total Time
40Prep Time
25Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Place the flour, salt, sugar, butter, yeast and water into a mixer with a dough hook.

  2. Step 2:

    Mix into a soft dough and knead for 5 minutes.

  3. Step 3:

    If mixed by hand, knead for at least 10 minutes.

  4. Step 4:

    Roll out the dough to a 30x23 cm rectangle. Then spread over the pesto be careful not to over fill as this is likely to spill out when baked.

  5. Step 5:

    Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the top of the pesto and then roll up the dough like a swiss roll and seal along the seam.

  6. Step 6:

    Cut into 12 equal slices, place onto a greased baking tray, and prove until double in size.

  7. Step 7:

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5)

  8. Step 8:

    Lightly sprinkle additional mozzarella over the top of the pinwheels and bake for 25 minutes until golden brown. Once baked place on a cooling rack and leave to cool.

Ingredients

    • 650g Allinson's Strong white bread flour
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster sugar
    • 15g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 7g Easy bake yeast
    • 400ml Warm water
    • 15ml Pesto
    • 50g Mozzarella (grated, plus additional for sprinkling)

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