Working in pairs, select the correct equipment and process to produce a Ham and Cheese Calzone

Year 8: Ham and Cheese Calzone




        225g White Bread Flour

        25g butter or margarine

        1 dessertspoon milk powder

        1 x 7g sachet or 1 teaspoon dried yeast

        100ml warm water

        1 beaten egg



        50g ham

        50g cheddar cheese (grated)

        A few leaves of fresh basil





1.     Turn on oven to 180 degrees.

2.     In a mixing bowl put the flour, yeast and milk powder.

3.     Add butter or margarine to bowl and rub in using fingertips.

4.     Slowly stir in water until you have a soft, but not sticky dough. Knead for 5 minutes until smooth.

5.     Cover loosely with cling film and leave somewhere warm to prove.

6.     Roll dough out into a circle and brush half of the dough with beaten egg.

7.     Lay slices of ham on half the circle, then cheese, then basil.

8.     Fold other half of dough over filing and seal.

9.     Brush with beaten egg and place on baking tray.

10.Bake until golden brown for 15-20 minutes, but will depend on the size of your Calzone.

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