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McDougalls Sizzling Snake

This recipe was created by Bolsover C Of E Junior School for the McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year live final 2016.

Prep Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins
Serves: 10

Meal Type: ,


  • 450g McDougalls Pizza Base Mix
  • 500ml Warm water
  • 250g Ricotta cheese
  • 225g Mozzarella
  • 4tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 115g Sliced pepperoni
  • 1tbsp Parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • 70g Black olives
  • 1/4 Green pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 Red pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 35g Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1tbsp Water


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190°C.
  2. Make the dough using McDougalls Pizza Base Mix.
  3. Mix the ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, pepperoni, parsley, Italian herbs, olives, peppers and mushrooms in a bowl.
  4. Roll out the dough into a large rectangle shape.
  5. Spoon the cheese and vegetable mixture into the centre of the rolled our dough leaving a thin strip down each side.
  6. Fold the dough together in a circular shape and pinch the seam together to seal.
  7. Place on a baking tray, seal side down, and make into an 'S' shape.
  8. Tuck the ends of the snake underneath itself and place two eyes onto the snake made from olives.
  9. Beat the egg with a tablespoon of water and brush over the snake so that it will become golden in colour once baked.
  10. Place in the oven and bake for approximately 30-35 minutes.
  11. Serve on a bed of lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber.