Cherry Roly Poly Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Cherry Roly Poly

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"A neighbor when I was growing up used to make this and shared the recipe with my mother. Serve with cream or your favorite pudding sauce."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 50 mins

Directions

  1. To make dough: In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, a little at a time, and mix well. Knead briefly. Set aside.
  2. For filling: In a medium bowl, stir together cherries, sugar, cinnamon and lemon zest until well mixed.
  3. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a rectangle 1/4 inch thick. Brush with melted butter. Spread the cherry filling evenly over the surface of the dough, leaving 1/2 inch around the edges. Roll up the dough, starting at a short end, and pinch together all the edges so that the juice will not escape. Wrap roll in a kitchen towel or cheesecloth and tie loosely.
  4. Place in a steamer or colander over boiling water, cover and steam for 90 minutes, until dough is firm. Remove cloth, slice and serve.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 408 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 66.8 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 607 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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