Current Location:

National

Localise Me

Little Harley and Henry Hedgehog Rolls

Hedgehog-Image-400.jpg
.
Makes

10

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

120

minutes
.

15

minutes cooking time
.200 C°, 400 F°, Gas Mark 6

Ingredients

  • 300g strong white  bread flour
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 4g (1tsp) caster sugar
  • 4g (1tsp) easy-blend/fast action yeast
  • 100ml water, warmed
  • 50ml full-fat milk warmed
  • 10g unsalted butter, softened
  • 20 currants
  • 5 glace cherries, quartered
  • 1 large egg, beaten
You will also need 2 baking trays

Method

  1. Tip the flour, salt, sugar and yeast wither into the bowl of a free-standing mixer fitted with a bread hook or into a large bowl, and mix until combined.
  2. Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients.
  3. Combine the warm water and milk in a jug, add the softened butter and stir so that the butter starts to melt.
  4. Slowly pour the warm liquid into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  5. Knead for about 7 minutes in the mixer or for 10-12 minutes by hand (little hands may need some help) until smooth and soft.
  6. Put the dough into a lightly greased mixing bowl, cover with clingfilm and leave to prove until doubled in size. This will take about 1-1 ½ hours.
  7. Turn out onto the work surface and knead for about 1 minute to knock back the dough. Divide evenly into 10 balls and form pinecone-shaped rolls.
  8. Place 5 rolls on each baking tray, then cover with greased clingfilm and leave to prove for 1 hour.
  9. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6.
  10. Push currant eyes into each roll abd a cherry quarter for his nose. Brush each roll with beaten egg.
  11. Use scissors to snip little spikes onto each roll.
  12. Bake in the middle of the oven for 12-15 minutes until they sound hollow when tapped underneath.
  13. Cool on wire racks before serving.

Jo Wheatley

Jo has since opened a Home bakery school from her house in Essex, and written a book called 'A Passion for Baking'. Mum to 3 grown up boys, family will always be her main priority but she loves her new job.

Fairy Cakes

Fairy Cakes

What child doesn't love a little fairy cake with sprinkles or sweets on it?! A simple, yet tasty and fun recipe!

Mini Pizzas

Mini Pizzas

These are quick and easy and children just love them. They also really encourage fussy eaters to try new things and are a fab idea for children’s parties.

Iced Biscuit Shapes

Iced Biscuit Shapes

Children love making these cookies. Many will remember the fun they had for the rest of their lives, and it’s a unique thrill for an adult to watch such memories in the making.

What's on this Easter

What's on this Easter

Are you looking for some fun through the Easter holidays? Maybe you want to go on an Easter Egg Hunt? Meet the Easter Bunny himself or visit somewhere new? Our What's On Guide will help you plan your diary for a packed fortnight local to you or maybe even further afield if you are feeling more adventurous! Click here and localise to get started!   

Write for Raring2go!

Write for Raring2go!

Do you want to have your voice heard, do you have something to say, be it funny, serious or helpful hints and tips? We love having contributors articles and blogs online. If you think Raring2go! is the right place for your work to be seen we would love to hear from you. You can read more about what we are looking for in our article by clicking here