Are you in search of a snack loaded with cheese?
Why not try a cheese roll recipe?
It is bubbly, crusty, and delicious.
This is an ideal companion for tea, coffee, or chocolate.
The sweetness and warmth you get as you sip your tea, along with a creamy snack, will make your tastebuds dance and your stomach squeal with delight.
Let’s get into it.
How to Make
Cheese rolls are easy to make.
You can prepare this dish when your guests arrive unexpectedly by making it quickly.
The ingredient quantities are not standardized, and the recipe varies from region to region.
Generally, it comprises puff pastry and some cheese.
They are popular for bakeries, cafeterias, packed lunches, and sports events, particularly rugby matches.
●Three tablespoon sugar
●3 ½ cup all-purpose flour
●One teaspoon salt
●One tablespoon garlic salt
●2 cups cheese(of your choice)
●½ cup melted butter
●One tablespoon Italian seasoning
●½ cup warm water
●You can substitute Italian seasoning with fresh herbs to bring your desired flavor.
The herbs include thyme, basil, and rosemary.
●Use any cheese according to your taste and preferred outcome, from cheddar to gouda to mozzarella.
●You can use either instant or active dry yeast.
For the active dry, you need to place it in warm water until foamy.
Add warm water and sugar to a large bowl.
Then sprinkle yeast on the mixture.
Let it settle for about 4 minutes until it is bubbly.
Add sugar, egg, softened butter, salt, garlic salt, and milk powder to the yeast mixture.
Whisk evenly using a wooden spoon.
Make the dough by gradually adding all-purpose flour to the mixture.
Mix until it becomes stretchy.
Place the dough on a clean, floured surface and knead into a round.
Put it in a bowl and cover with a clean towel or a plastic wrap and leave it for 1 ½ hour to rise.
Make the dough into a rectangle, then cut it into four pieces vertically and five elements horizontally.
Place portions of cheese at the edge of the dough and roll to make logs.
Pinch the end of each registration to prevent cheese strips from falling off.
Arrange the rolls on baking sheets covered with parchment paper.
Cover using plastic wrap or a kitchen towel.
Leave it for an hour until it rises twice the raw size.
Heat the oven until 350 F.
Bake for about 15 minutes or golden brown.
When ready, smear melted margarine on the rolls, then roll each on a tray of sugar.
There you have it! Serve your mouth-watering snack.
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Resting time:1hr 30 minutes
Total time: 2hrs 25 minutes
You can make dough to use later.
Immediately after kneading, put the dough in a bowl and cover using plastic wrap, then refrigerate.
When ready for use, remove it from the refrigerator and let it rest at room temperature for 30 minutes before shaping it.
Alternatively, shape the dough, fill the rolls, then arrange them on a baking tray.
Transfer the rolls to a ziplock bag and refrigerate.
The rolls can last up to 4 weeks but do not over freeze because they may have a freeze burn.
●Freshly grated cheese is the best to use because it has no preservatives and tastes better.
●Let the eggs get to room temperature because they mix well with heated butter and don’t thicken.
●Use warm milk of about 107 degrees F.
Too much heat kills yeast, vital in raising the cheese rolls.
●Ensure the butter maintains room temperature for easy spreading on the fillings.
If you have leftovers, you can store them, cooked or uncooked.
First, let the rolls come to room temperature, then place them in an airtight container.
They can stay for up to three months.
Thaw in the refrigerator and warm in the oven or microwave when ready for us.
Let the rolls rise before storing.
When risen, wrap with aluminum foil and put in the freezer.
It can stay freshly chilled for six weeks-Thaw in the refrigerator overnight when ready for use.
●Cheese is a rich source of fat, calcium, and protein.
It also contains vitamins B-12, K-2, A, and omega fatty acids.
●Yeast has a high nutritional value of minerals and vitamins.
Cheese roll is a portion of fun food, a colorful gooey delight for us to enjoy anytime.
Whether you munch it for breakfast or consumed by tourists, cheese rolling doesn’t get old.
As long as it’s around, I’m sure there will be a lot of people lining up to roll their cheeses down.
It will be a hit with friends and family when you choose to make this recipe.
I hope you enjoy it as well!
Can the dough rise overnight?
Yes, it can.
After making the dough, place in it a large bowl.
Cover using a kitchen towel or plastic wrap and put it in the fridge.
When ready for use, warm it in the oven or microwave.
How should a cheese roll dough look and feel?
A ready-to-cook dough for cheese roll should not be sticky.
Add flour as you knit until it no longer sticks on your hands and bowl.
It should be stretchy, too.
Pinch a little dough and stretch it out.
You should stretch it enough to make rolls easily.
How do I know the cheese rolls are ready?
You know cheese rolls are ready when they turn light golden brown.
You can also use an instant-read thermometer.
Insert it in one of the cheese rolls, and if ready, it should read 190 degrees.
Super Quick Homemade Cheese Rolls
- 1 bowl
- 1 oven
- Milk powder
- 3 tablespoon sugar
- 3 ½ cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon garlic salt
- 2 cups cheese
- ½ cup melted butter
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- ½ cup warm water
- Add warm water and sugar to a large bowl.
- Then sprinkle yeast on the mixture.
- Let it settle for about 4 minutes until it is bubbly.
- Add sugar, egg, softened butter, salt, garlic salt, and milk powder to the yeast mixture.
- Whisk evenly using a wooden spoon.
- Make the dough by gradually adding all-purpose flour to the mixture.
- Mix until it becomes stretchy.
- Place the dough on a clean, floured surface and knead into a round.
- Put it in a bowl and cover with a clean towel or a plastic wrap and leave it for 1 ½ hour to rise.
- Make the dough into a rectangle, then cut it into four pieces vertically and five elements horizontally.
- Place portions of cheese at the edge of the dough and roll to make logs.
- Pinch the end of each registration to prevent cheese strips from falling off.
- Arrange the rolls on baking sheets covered with parchment paper.
- Cover using plastic wrap or a kitchen towel.
- Leave it for an hour until it rises twice the raw size.
- Heat the oven until 350 F.
- Bake for about 15 minutes or golden brown.
- When ready, smear melted margarine on the rolls, then roll each on a tray of sugar.
- There you have it! Serve your mouth-watering snack.