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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alexious1979's picture
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I've made these biscuits lots and lots of times. They taste delicious and they're so easy to make. My 2 boys love them and so do their classmates!

jonbosustow's picture
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These are absolutely lovely. I always make the hole for the jam quite big as I personally like them quite 'jammy'. I use the "squeezy" jam as its miles easier being able to just squeeze it from the bottle than mucking about with a teaspoon and a pot of jam. Also I use "Clover Light"as opposed to butter in all baking like this as I honestly find it tastes great and saves a bit on fat and cals!

jupiter1's picture

I made this recipe for my three grandson's and they absolutely loved them! Needless to say, the adults (including my husband and I) love them too. Now I make a batch of these biscuits twice a week. If I miss making them for some reason, my grandson's produce an empty plate with a grin even wider than the plate! Sometimes actions speak louder than words.

toffeelady's picture
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My 4 year old son made these today and he hardly needed any help. Fantastic for children to help with!
They even looked like the picture!!

vgibson's picture
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Very simple and very tasty. I'll make them a bit smaller though next time as they were very large!

emmalanderson's picture
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forgot to rate :0(

emmalanderson's picture
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lovely!! yummy!!

moonlightgardner's picture
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Grandchildren loved them. So did we!

amyshortt's picture

I haven't tried to make these yet, but will try it. I'd also like to try it with the coconut but not sure how much to use. Can anyone help? Thanks :-)

emsaustin's picture
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very easy to make although a little too crumbly too eat

meenie's picture
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MY GOODNESS! These biscuits are delicious, but am I the only one who had extra gigantic biscuits by the end of it? I followed the recipe exactly, but the biscuits just grew out of proportion, and ended up with a 10cm diameter!! Next time I will definitely make the biscuits smaller. Jammy doddgers on steroids!

67jojomin's picture

my 10 year old daughter made these "virtually" alone, they were amazing and so quick and simple to do. Will definately be making these again.

lupin1961's picture
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Couldn't be easier (we did them in the food processor) and were really good to eat too!

fbeston's picture
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These biscuits are great and tasty, my 2 year old loved making them with her Daddy.
Defently be making these again go on try them!!!!

tarcin's picture
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Excellent recipe. So quick and simple and so delicious. I am not always a good biscuit maker but these turn out just fine every time. I made some this week when my mother-in-law was staying and she crept to the kitchen in the middle of the night for a secret munch:)

burzulicious's picture
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I made these for an after school/work snack for my partner and stepdaughter. I didn't have a food processor, so I did it the old fashioned way and giggled like a child as I mushed through the dough. The end result was perfection, and I had a lovely nostalgic trip that has put me in a good mood all day!

tamla80's picture
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i made these with my 8 yr old son. they are so easy to make & didn't last very long in our house! we will be making them again!

mariabernadette's picture
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These are just like the ones I remember from school! I used demerara sugar because it was all I had and they tasted great.

lu-belle's picture
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Very easy to make and very tasty. Added coconut as others suggested. I may make them a little smaller next time as they turned out quite big - although none of the family complained!!

lu-belle's picture
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Very easy to make and very tasty. Added coconut as others suggested. I may make them a little smaller next time as they turned out quite big - although none of the family complained!!

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