Spicy grilled cheese on home-baked rolls

Course: Lunches and quick-cook meals
Prep Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 8
Calories: 0
Author: Emily Leary
These are yeasted dinner rolls with a crisp crust, halved, smothered with cheese and paprika, then grilled to perfection for perfect spicy grilled cheese.
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  • 500 g 17.5 oz strong white bread flour
  • 7 g 1 sachet fast-action dried yeast
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 50 g 2 oz softened butter
  • 150 ml 5 fl oz milk
  • 150 ml 5 fl oz water
  • 400 g 14 oz cheese
  • 1 tsp paprika


  • Mix together the flour, yeast, sugar and salt.
  • Rub in the softened butter with your hands.
  • Slowly add the milk and water, mixing with a round blade knife knife as you go.
  • Stir with your hands to combine, then kneed for a few minutes into a smooth dough.
  • Leave covered in warm place for an hour to prove.
  • Once risen, cut into eight equal pieces, roll each piece into balls.
  • Place the balls at least 2 inches apart on a floured baking tray and cover to prove for another 20-30 mins.
  • Gently press down each roll a little.
  • Bake at 220C/430F (200C/390F fan assisted) for 15 minutes.
  • When cooled, cut in half, put them back on the baking tray and cover with grated cheese and paprika.
  • Put under a hot grill until the cheese bubbles.