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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irenemorrill's picture
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Easy and tasty, keep well too!!!!

tbabailova's picture
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Taste nice, easy to make, my little one enjoyed helping. I also added a bit of desiccated coconut and it really works well. Would definitely recommend.

zoedroberts's picture
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Easy to make, must make them sligtly smaller next time, they were like bricks! Albeit tasty ones!!! Would make again.

ejaitken's picture
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I made these with apricot jam, and sprinkled a little golden caster sugar on top before popping them in the oven. Gorgeous!

cathrobb's picture
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Have just made these for the lunchboxes - a-maz-ing! Don't know if they'll even get into the kids lunch tomorrow. I used lemon curd in some of them too, really tasty!

beckynedjib's picture

Yum! These went down a treat with my family. I've just made some with gluten free flour and lemon curd filling and they're just as good!

cheesequeen79's picture
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Very delicious and so easy, even for a rubbish baker like me! after preparing the dough, if I don't use it all I wrap it in foil or clingfilm, store it in the fridge and can chop rounds off it when I fancy fresh biscuits.

jules52's picture

Love these biscuits. I replace half the flour with ground almonds.
I also put more jam than suggested.

lonewolf's picture
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Just made my first batch. I used the ingredients stated + 50g coconut (Possibly could have used 100g, add when you are making the 'breadcrumbs'). I also rolled out on the bench to about 2cm thick but they do spread out once cooking, so I would suggest 1cm thick (I didn't roll as a tube then cut).

I'm going to try with 1 or 2tsp cinnamon next time instead of coconut. These are a lovely tasting and easy to cook biscuits.

I used my home made Blackberry and Raspberry jam, DEE-LICIOUS!

susan_lily's picture
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Quick, easy and tasty. I don't bother making the tube I make balls, flatten them a bit with my hand and stick my thumb in to make the space for the jam.

cnicho01's picture

These are really tasty, really quick and easy to make and fun to do with the kids. On our second batch in two days. Definately a winner in our house.

pettit1980's picture
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Made these in no time at all, they are so, so simple. Most people will have all the basic ingredients in their home already.

queen_jane's picture
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yummy!

mum2k7a's picture
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Lovely biscuits. Due to my son's allergy to eggs, I used 60ml of buttermilk & 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract to replace the egg. The result: a cross between a biscuit & a scone. My family loved them. Will definitely make again.

sara_dhs's picture
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Very easy to make and very yummy. I didn;t measure the last time I made this and when it seemed a little dry I added some banana instead of more egg and although I'm personally not a fan of banana flavoured food my husband 3 children very quickly devoured the lot.

jojo44's picture
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oops forgot to rate it x

mrsbutler33's picture
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OOops forgot to rate it!

mrsbutler33's picture
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Gorgeous, my 6 and 2 yr old helped me with this easily. The biscuits are huge, I made 6 big ones and then 12 smaller ones that were half the size. Very easy and very popular!

emsie5's picture
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Forgot to rate it !! 5/5

emsie5's picture
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Lovely biscuits!! Really easy to make and went down a treat :)

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