It's all about the Scroll

Updated: Jan 30, 2019


With back to school being on the tip of many tongues this past week, scrolls have been made in the thousands in kitchens across Australia. They are a great alternative to sandwiches, and the perfect way to get your kids in the kitchen, learning to cook and contribute to their own lunchbox. Like anything popular, there are many different scroll recipes. These are some of my favourites for you to use.


Scroll Recipe

A quick and easy way to make scrolls. The mix can get quite sticky so have additional flour ready to help knead and roll/

Prep 10 min // Cook 20 min

INGREDIENTS

1 Cup plain Greek yoghurt

2 Cups self-raising flour (plus additional for rolling and kneading as required)


METHOD

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees and line a baking tray.

  2. Combine yoghurt and flour together in a bowl and knead with your hands until a dough forms.

  3. Turn onto a floured surface and continue to knead (add some extra flour if really sticky).

  4. Roll out into a rectangle and top with your preferred toppings.

  5. Roll from the top long edge to form a log and slice at 1-2cm intervals and place on prepared tray.

Traditional Scroll Recipe

This is an old fashioned scroll recipe with yeast and the need for proofing. It's a great recipe to use with the kids and the dough is light and fluffy and makes a fantastic scroll which makes the additional work worth it.

Prep 50 min // Cook 20 min


INGREDIENTS

500g bread/pizza flour

2 teaspoon instant yeast or 1 sachet of yeast

1 tsp salt

1 tsp raw sugar (optional)

320 ml room temperature water

2 tsp olive oil


METHOD

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees and line a baking tray.

  2. Add water and yeast to a bowl and mix well and let sit for 2 min.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well with your hands until it forms a smooth ball.

  4. Turn out onto floured surface and knead until its smooth and elastic (usually 6 minutes) if the dough becomes to sticky to work with sprinkle a little extra flour .

  5. Place dough into an oiled bowl and cover to double in size (approx. 40min).

  6. Once doubled in size remove from bowl and “knock” down so it can be rolled.

  7. Roll out into a rectangle and top with your preferred toppings.

  8. Roll from the top long edge to form a log and slice at 1-2 cm intervals and place on prepared tray.

Thermomix Scroll Recipe

A fantastic and quick Thermomix recipe for scrolls. Once you try this it will be your go to recipe.

Prep 45 min // Cook 20 min


INGREDIENTS

290g warm water

2 tsp yeast or 1 sachet

20g olive oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar (optional)

510g bakers flour


METHOD

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees and line a baking tray.

  2. Add water and yeast to bowl and mix 3sec/sp4.

  3. In the following order add the remaining ingredients.

  4. Flour, salt, sugar, oil and mix 10sec/sp5 then knead 1 ½ minutes.

  5. Place dough into an oiled bowl and cover to double in size (approx. 40 min).

  6. Once doubled in size remove from bowl and “knock” down so it can be rolled.

  7. Roll out into a rectangle and top with your PREFERRED toppings.

  8. Roll from the top long edge to form a log and slice at 1-2cm intervals and place on prepared tray.

Gluten-free Scroll Recipe

This recipe is great for those who need a gluten free option. Its quick and easy and no proofing is required.

Prep 10 min // Cook 20 min


INGREDIENTS

2 cups gluten free plain flour

50g chopped butter (cold not room temperature)

¾ cup milk


METHOD

  1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees and line a baking tra.

  2. Place flour into bowl and then rub butter through flour so it forms a breadcrumb like mixture.

  3. Slowly add the milk mixing into the flour mix until it becomes a sticky dough and knead into a bowl (use some extra flour if it becomes to sticky).

  4. Turn onto a floured surface and continue to knead (add some extra flour if really sticky).

  5. Roll out into a rectangle and top with your preferred toppings.

  6. Roll from the top long edge to form a log and slice at 1-2cm intervals and place on prepared tray.

Note. Do you want to give your scrolls more flavour? Add extras like spinach or dried herbs such as basil, oregano, garlic powder to the dough prior to kneading will enhance your scrolls


Topping Ideas for Savoury Scrolls

  • Hawaiian – Ham, pineapple and cheese

  • Sun-dried tomato, feta and spinach

  • Pesto and cheese

  • Vegemite and Cheese

  • Ham and cheese

  • Ham, cheese, mustard pickles

  • Pizza scrolls

  • Tomato paste and vegetable scrolls

  • Bolognese sauce and Parmesan cheese scrolls

  • Taco scrolls – taco mince, salsa, cheese and diced capsicum

  • 3 cheese scrolls – Dijon mustard, tasty cheese, fresh herbs, feta, and Parmesan cheese

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