Easy jammy biscuits

Easy jammy biscuits
  • Serves icon Makes about 30
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min, oven time 10 min

Ever so easy and great fun to make with kids, these simple jammy biscuits make a quick-fix treat and require only six ingredients.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
108kcals
Fat
5.3g (3.2g saturated)
Protein
1.3g
Carbohydrates
13.8g (6.1g sugars)
Fibre
0.4g
Salt
trace
Calories
108kcals
Fat
5.3g (3.2g saturated)
Protein
1.3g
Carbohydrates
13.8g (6.1g sugars)
Fibre
0.4g
Salt
trace

Ingredients

  • 80g unsalted butter, softened
  • 180g  unrefined golden caster sugar (we like Billington’s)
  • 1 medium free-range egg, beaten
  • 300g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Jam for decorating (use any flavour you like)

You’ll also need…

  • 2 large baking sheets lined with non-stick baking paper

Method

  1. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl using an electric mixer until pale and creamy. Add the egg and mix well. Add the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt to the bowl and beat with a wooden spoon to form a dough.
  2. Heat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4. Roll spoonfuls of the dough into about 30 walnut-size balls. Put on the baking trays, spaced apart to allow room for spreading. Gently press your thumb into the middle of each biscuit
    to make an indentation. Fill with jam, then bake the biscuits for 10 minutes or until golden. Add a little more jam while the biscuits are still hot, then carefully transfer to wire racks to cool.

delicious. tips

  1. Store the baked biscuits in an airtight container, somewhere cool, for up to 3 days. Freeze the biscuit dough, well wrapped, for up to 1 month. Defrost in the fridge overnight, then bring back to room temperature before shaping the biscuits and baking.

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  1. I don’t think this recipe is correct – 80g butter is less than half the amount I would expect for this much flour and sugar and it didn’t hold together at all until I added some milk, let alone form a dough.

    1. Hi Alicia, sorry this recipe didn’t work for you. Each recipe we publish has been tested three or more times to ensure consistency, but we are going to give this another go and get back to you. Thanks, Thea.

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