How to Make a Sausage Roll

Are you a fan of flaky, savory pastries? Then this guide is for you! Sausage Rolls are a classic snack that can be enjoyed at any time of day and are perfect for entertaining guests. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting out, this guide will show you how to make delicious and flaky sausage rolls from scratch.

In this guide, we will cover all the ingredients and equipment you will need to make your own sausage rolls. We will also provide step-by-step instructions to help you achieve perfect results every time. So, whether you’re in the mood for a quick snack or want to impress your friends with your baking skills, this guide will show you how to make the perfect sausage rolls or. So, let’s get started!

Ingredients you will need for the perfect sausage roll:

  1. Sausage Meat: 1 pound (450 grams) of sausage meat is needed for this recipe. You can use any type of sausage meat, such as pork, beef, or a combination of both.
  2. Puff Pastry: 2 sheets of puff pastry are needed for this recipe. You can buy puff pastry from a grocery store or make your own.
  3. Egg Wash: 1 beaten egg is needed to brush over the puff pastry to help it brown.
  4. Seasonings: Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Optional: You can add some chopped herbs such as thyme, rosemary, or sage to the sausage meat to add extra flavor.


  1. Baking Sheet: You will need a baking sheet to place the sausage rolls on.
  2. Rolling Pin: A rolling pin is needed to roll out the puff pastry.
  3. Knife or Pastry Cutter: You will need a knife or pastry cutter to cut the puff pastry into rectangles.

Step-by-Step Procedure:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Roll out each sheet of puff pastry on a lightly floured surface into a rectangle about 9×12 inches (23×30 cm) in size.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix the sausage meat with salt, pepper, and any optional herbs you’re using.
  4. Divide the sausage meat mixture in half and place one half of the mixture down the center of each rolled-out puff pastry sheet.
  5. Cut the puff pastry into rectangles, about 3 inches (7.5 cm) wide.
  6. Roll up each rectangle, starting from the side with the sausage meat, so that the sausage meat is fully encased in the puff pastry.
  7. Brush each sausage roll with the beaten egg and place on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the puff pastry is golden brown and the sausage meat is fully cooked.
  9. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving. Serve hot or cold, as desired.

By following these steps, you will be able to make delicious and flaky Sausage Rolls that are perfect for any occasion. Enjoy your homemade sausage rolls! Have a sweet tooth? Check out the sweet version called the tutti fruit cake.