Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Jam roly poly pudding recipe

The kids will love helping make this simple jam roly poly pudding - it’s just like a bread and butter pudding only better!

Serving Size:

Serves 8



  • 1 loaf white sliced bread (approx. 21 slices)
  • 1/4 cup (60g) butter
  • 3/4 cup berry jam
  • 2 cups (500g) custard
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk
  • 1 tbsp raw sugar


Step 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Butter bread and spread with jam. Remove crusts.

Step 2. Grease a small baking dish (approx. 25cm x 15cm) with remaining butter. Cut each slice of bread in half, roll each half up and place cut side down in baking dish.

Step 3. Whisk together custard and milk.

Step 4. Pour custard mixture over bread, ensuring it is all soaked through. Sprinkle the top with raw sugar. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Jam roly poly


  • Serve with vanilla ice-cream and fresh berries.
  • Store-bought custard makes this a really simple dish, however, you can make your own easy home made custard from scratch if you prefer.
  • This recipe was created for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder by Greer Worsley, who blogs at Typically Red.

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