Simple jammy biscuits

Simple jammy biscuits

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 12

Make a treat that the whole family will enjoy with these jammy biscuits

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per biscuit

kcalories
170
protein
2g
carbs
25g
fat
8g
saturates
5g
fibre
0.5g
sugar
13g
salt
0.3g

Ingredients

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 tbsp strawberry jam

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Rub the flour, sugar and butter together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Alternatively, you can do this in the food processor. Add enough egg to bring the mixture together to form a stiff dough.
  2. Flour your hands and shape the dough into a tube, about 5cm in diameter. Cut into 2cm-thick slices and place on a large baking sheet. Space them out as the mixture will spread when baking.
  3. Make a small indentation in the middle of each slice with the end of a wooden spoon, and drop a tsp of jam in the centre. Bake for 10-15 mins until slightly risen and just golden. Cool on a wire rack.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2006

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suebalf's picture

love these made some with my granddaughter went down really well
quick and easy did not last long.

sadie1503's picture
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Although didn't try them myself was an easy make and looked lovely! A good thank-you gift.

spectrum1968's picture
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great easy to make biscuits!

isobeleh's picture
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When making the indent for the jam do not make it too deep as when it comes to removing the biscuit from the baking tray the jam part will collapse.
I also tried them with lemon curd instead of jam and that worked very well.
Nothing amazing but definitely edible.

zwilly's picture

Just made these with our 4 year old Grandson. He got really involved with the mixing, rolling and "cutting" out the round (supervised of course) it was just like play dough! Will definitely do this again... It was fun for us both.

beavie77's picture
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Brilliant!

suzi1971's picture
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Lovely basic biscuits.

adamplaya's picture
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Quick and easy to make everyone loved them

catplumb's picture
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I used demerara sugar as I didn't have any caster - adds a bit more flavour and a little crunch!

catplumb's picture
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Just made a batch of these - could not believe his easy they were. My 3 year old whip doesn't really like jam has asked if I can make them with chocolate spread! So here goes!!!

charlottemarriott's picture
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Brilliant recipe! After making it for the first time, my sister and I both made another batch the very next day. You can put other flavour jams, peanut butter or even Nutella in the middle although put the Nutella or peanut butter in after baking. I will treasure this recipe and make it again and again!

morning_butterfly's picture
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So easy and amazing!! I ate 8 of them in one day...gulp!

barb25's picture
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These were easy to make and although they did taste nice, I didn't think they were quite good enough for 5 stars.

I thought they could do with a bit more flavour and meant to take the advice of a previous commenter and add some vanilla extract but forgot! I will make them again and will try using it next time, or possibly add some cocoa/chocolate to see how that turns out.

xcarlyx's picture

Just made these, yum yum they are lovely :)

angellibrarian's picture
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So simple yet so good!
I didn't have any dessicated coconut, but I added 1/4 of a cup of ground almonds to the mixture just before adding the egg, and the flavour and texture was good.

funkasaurus's picture
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So easy and delicious. My 2yr old and I baked for the first time together and made these, she's been eating them telling everyone she meets about the "sticky cooking" that she did.

joannemicallef's picture

quick, easy and delicious!

joannemicallef's picture

very quick and easy, and delicious too! I keep doing them and my kids love them too !

rovski's picture
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Loved this recipe, made some of these and topped with fresh cream. Tasted like very light scones

samsarginson's picture
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Kids love making and eating.
Simple making skills.
LOVE IT!

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