Pesto pinwheels recipe

Bake a difference for Macmillan with these flavour-packed pastries, bursting with fresh pesto, Parma ham and melted cheese. This savoury dish is a great way to mix up your Coffee Morning.
A plate of round pastry pinwheels and a small bowl of green pesto.

Key information

Preparation time: 15 mins, plus chilling

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 8

Recipe difficulty rating: Medium

Allergens: Remember to provide a list of potential allergens for each item served at your Coffee Morning event so people can clearly see what ingredients they contain. You can use our cake labels, but make sure you write clearly in block capitals and black ink.

As featured in BBC Good Food magazine 2023


125g self-raising flour

100g fresh green pesto

5 slices Parma ham

25g rocket

100g cheddar, grated 

How to prepare pesto pinwheels