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  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 50 g butter
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 375 g jar Craig's Blackberry Jam
  • 2 pears or apples, peeled and grated

  • Sauce
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 50 g butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • icing sugar to garnish


Preheat oven to 180o

1. Sift the flour into a bowl.

2. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles crumbles.

3. Stir in the milk to make a soft dough. Turn out onto a floured board, knead lightly. Roll out to a 20cm x 30cm rectangle.

4. Spread 1/2 the Craig's Blackberry Jam onto the dough and scatter over the grated pears. Roll up from the long side.

5. Cut into 2cm wide strips and place the pinwheels into a well-greased 6 cup capacity oven-proof dish.

6. To make the sauce mix together the remaining 1/2 jar Craig's Blackberry Jam with the butter, sugar and boiling water and pour over.

7. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the pinwheels are well risen and golden and the sauce thickened. Dust with sifted icing sugar to serve.


Serve hot with whipped cream or ice cream.

Rate and Review

22 Ratings Blackberry Pinwheel Dessert

Reviews (22)

Amy's Review | Rating

love making this one on a cold winter's night.

Marilyn's Review | Rating

It's not too bad cold the next day either!

angela's Review | Rating

i have trouble getting the bottom to cook through, not a fan of raw dough

Kate's Review | Rating

Oh this was soooooo yummy. I used boysenberry jam and it was a hit with the whole family!

Eileen's Review | Rating

just great for a cold day

Elizabeth's Review | Rating

so yummy, was a hit with the flatmates

Denise's Review | Rating

I used guava jam - with sliced pears on top of the jam. Yum

Hayden's Review | Rating

mmm... tastes very nice

bronwyn's Review | Rating

really nice and easy to make

ursula's Review | Rating

I used my home made plum jam and put a few chopped walnuts. Aweeeeesome.
Very easy and Yummy

Christine's Review | Rating

Very nice recipie. I used blackcurrent jam, greated apple but also added saltanas :o) Will be making this one again!

Paula's Review | Rating

This is fantastic, especially hot out of the oven, served with vanilla ice-cream!!! Had many requests from friends to make this time and time again.

Also instead of using Blackberry jam, i use Boysenberry.

jackie's Rating
Lilli can cook up a storm!'s Review | Rating

Yum it was at my party and there was nothing left on that plate i tell ya a little boy liked the crumbs!!!

Gwenyth's Review | Rating

Wow, yum. Might try making this with wholemeal flour and less butter next time for a healthier version.

Viv's Review | Rating

Very easy to prepare. I halved this recipe and used 3 berry jam and apple.

Zoe Kramer's Review | Rating

One of my favorite desserts to make, and it always goes down a treat with everyone.

Daniel Munn's Review | Rating

it is yummy

Brenda Henry's Review | Rating

I Like Blackberry Pinwheel Dessert

Jill Baxter's Review | Rating

Sounds just like jam rolly poly my mum used to make back in the 60' s

Wilma de Vries's Rating
Valentina's Review | Rating

Oh,no...tastes like a'soggy scones'tho......