Hedgehog Roll Recipe

Step 1

Roll out the pastry to a rectangle 30X12 in. (80X30xcm) and brush with the fat.

Step 2

FOR THE FILLING: combine together all the ingredients for the filling and distribute evenly over the pastry surface. Roll up like a swiss roll starting from the long side. Grease a round cake tin 10 in. (26cm). Lay the roll in the cake tin in a spiral shape and brush with milk. OVEN: moderately hot

Step 3

BAKING TIME: about 50 minutes

Step 4

FOR THE ICING: sieve the icing sugar and blend with as much water as will give a good coating consistency. Ice the roll and decorate with the almond "spikes"

Things You'll Need

  • Cottage cheese and oil
  • Pastry (2)
  • FOR BRUSHING PASTRY:
  • 3 1/2oz (100g) soft butter or
  • Margarine
  • FILLING:
  • 3 1/2oz (100g) candied lemon peel
  • (diced)
  • 3 1/2oz (100g) almonds (blanched
  • And finely chopped)
  • 5 1/2oz (150g) sultanas (washed and
  • Well drained)
  • 2tb (heaping) sugar
  • Packet Vanillin Sugar
  • 1ts Cinnamon
  • 1 Bottle Oetker Rum flavor
  • 3 Drops oetker baking
  • Essence, Bitter almond
  • Flavor
  • FOR BRUSHING THE ROLL:
  • A little milk
  • ICING:
  • 5 1/2oz (150g) icing sugar
  • 1tb (or 2 tb) hot water
  • FOR DECORATING:
  • 1/2oz (15g) almonds (blanched and
  • Cut lengthways into spikes

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