Cranberry pinwheels

Cranberry pinwheels

Cranberry pinwheels

Looking for new dessert ideas? Try this easy pinwheels recipe, with delicious cranberries and vanilla extract. Yummy!

December 26, 2017

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

4 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

better
110 g
sugar
150 g
Eggs
1
Vanilla extract
1 tsp
Flour
175 g
Baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 pinch
cranberries
55 g
almonds
55 g, finely chopped
orange zest
1 tbsp, finely grated
Cinnamon
1 tsp
sugar
3 tbsp light, brown

Preparation

Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until soft and creamy.

Beat in the egg and vanilla.

Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix to a soft dough.

Form into a ball, wrap in cling film and chill for 1 hour.

For the filling

Mash the cranberries in a bowl and stir in the almonds, orange zest, cinnamon and brown sugar.

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to a 25cm|10" square.

Spread with the cranberry mixture, leaving a 2cm|1/2" margin around the edges.

Roll up tightly, like a Swiss roll. Wrap in cling film and chill for at least 3 hours or overnight.

Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) gas 5.

Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper.

Cut the roll into 6mm|1/4" slices and place on the baking tray.

Bake for about 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

Cool on the baking trays for a few minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.

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