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Easy Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls (Greggs Copycat)

Do want to know how to make sausage rolls like Greggs, then this is the recipe for you! Succulent juicy sausage wrapped in puff pasty. It’s so good, one is never enough!

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Sausage Roll In Puff Pastry

When it comes to homemade treats that match the quality of your favourite store-bought snacks, these British puff pastry sausage rolls are a game-changer. They’re a perfect replica of the popular Greggs sausage rolls, enveloping a delicious sausage filling within layers of light, flaky puff pastry.

The best part? It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch in your own kitchen. With just a few basic ingredients and a little bit of time, you can create these savoury delights that are sure to impress at any gathering.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Authentic taste: These homemade sausage rolls capture the unique flavour and texture of the famous Greggs sausage rolls, bringing that beloved taste right into your home.
  • Easy to make: Despite their gourmet appearance, these sausage rolls are incredibly straightforward to prepare. Even novice bakers can successfully make these with ease.
  • Versatile: These rolls are perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a party, packing a picnic, or simply looking for a satisfying snack, these sausage rolls fit the bill.
  • Customizable: When you make these at home, you have the freedom to tweak the recipe to your liking. You can experiment with different types of sausage or add in extra spices for a personal touch.
  • Cost-effective: Making your own sausage rolls is a cost-efficient way to enjoy this bakery favourite. You can produce a large batch at a fraction of what you’d pay at the store.
  • A tasty start to the day: Make these in advance for a grab-and-go breakfast!

What type of sausage for a sausage roll?

To get the Greggs like sausage roll you need a basic, no frills sausage. The best I found was from the budget range in Waitrose . Fattier the sausage, the better when it comes to these tasty rolls.

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Do you keep the sausage skins on for sausage rolls?

No, take the skins off by snipping the ends with scissors then place the end of the scissors underneath the skin and cut slightly and peel the rest off with your fingers. Alternatively squeeze all the meat out of the skins and re-roll.

Do you cook the sausages before making sausage rolls

There’s no need to pre-cook the sausages. Simply nestle the raw sausages into the puff pastry and proceed with rolling. This not only simplifies the process but also significantly accelerates your baking time!

Ingredients

How to make puff pastry sausage rolls

STEP 1: Remove the puff pastry from the fridge 10 minutes before using, then unroll. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

STEP 2: Take the skins off the sausages by snipping the ends with scissors then place the end of the scissors underneath the skin and cut slightly and peel the rest off with your fingers. Alternatively squeeze all the meat out of the skins and re-roll.

STEP 3: Cut the pastry into four sections and brush with egg wash all over.

STEP 4: Place the sausages on each of the sections near the top. Grab the top part of the pastry (nearest to the sausage) and start to roll until in meets to together. Press together with your fingers to seal and do the same with the end. Make sure the seam is underneath.

STEP 5: Carefully transfer them to the prepared baking tray and cut about 5 diagonal slits on top with a sharp knife. Place the tray in the fridge or freezer for at least 10 minutes.

STEP 6: Preheat the oven to 200℃fan/220℃/Gas 6/400℉

STEP 7: Egg wash the tops of the sausage rolls and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until you have a flaky pastry.

How to store leftover homemade sausage rolls

Storing and freezing your puff pastry sausage rolls is a breeze, ensuring you can enjoy them whenever the craving strikes. After allowing the rolls to cool completely, place them in an airtight container for storage. They can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

How to freeze homemade sausage rolls with puff pastry

For longer-term storage, consider freezing them. Individually wrap each roll in cling film or place them in a freezer-safe bag, removing as much air as possible. They can be frozen for up to 3 months. When ready to eat, there’s no need to thaw – just reheat them in the oven at a moderate temperature until they’re hot throughout and regain their crispy exterior.

More Puff Pastry Recipes

Bacon and Cheese Wraps

Vegetable and Cheese Tartlets

Quick Chocolate Éclair Cake

sausage roll in puff pastry with tomato sauce uk greggs recipe

Easy Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls (Greggs Copycat)

Rachel
Melt in the mouth sausages wrapped in perfectly cooked puff pastry.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 715 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Remove the puff pastry from the fridge 10 minutes before using, then unroll. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Take the skins off the sausages by snipping the ends with scissors then place the end of the scissors underneath the skin and cut slightly and peel the rest off with your fingers. Alternatively squeeze all the meat out of the skins and re-roll.
  • Cut the pastry into four sections and brush with egg wash all over.
  • Place the sausages on each of the sections near the top. Grab the top part of the pastry (nearest to the sausage) and start to roll until in meets to together. Press together with your fingers to seal and do the same with the end. Make sure the seam is underneath.
  • Carefully transfer them to the prepared baking tray and cut about 5 diagonal slits on top with a sharp knife. Place the tray in the fridge or freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200℃fan/220℃/Gas 6/400℉
  • Egg wash the tops of the sausage rolls and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until you have a flaky pastry.

Air Fryer Sausage Rolls

  • Cook in the air fryer for 15 minutes at 200℃.
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Notes

Do you cook the sausages before making sausage rolls

There’s no need to pre-cook the sausages. Simply nestle the raw sausages into the puff pastry and proceed with rolling. This not only simplifies the process but also significantly accelerates your baking time!

Nutrition

Calories: 715kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 20gFat: 54gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 755mgPotassium: 275mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 124IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 3mg
Keyword pork sausage meat
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