Cheesymite Scroll

A cheesymite scroll is a baked food item commonly found in Australia. It consists of a spiral of baked bread similar to a pain aux raisins with vegemite and cheese in place of raisins. Cheesymite scrolls are available for purchase at various chain bakeries and supermarkets in Australia and are also home-baked. This is our simple recipe to make your own.

Cheesymite Scroll
Serves: 10
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  • 3 cups self raising flour
  • pinch salt
  • 50 g butter
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons Vegemite
  • 200 g grated tasty cheese
  1. Sift flour and salt into a bowl then rub through butter.
  2. Stir in enough milk to make a soft dough.
  3. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface, and then roll to form a 40 cm x 25 cm rectangle.
  4. Spread the Vegemite over the dough then sprinkle over ¾ of the cheese. Roll up along the long side to enclose the cheese.
  5. Cut 10 x 4cm pieces from the roll and place close together, cut side up on a greased baking tray.
  6. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and bake in a hot oven 220ºC for 15-20 minutes or until cooked and golden.

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