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Jammie dodgers

About this recipe: These delicious homemade biscuits will rival any shop-bought variety. A shortbread biscuit is filled with your favourite jam. Enjoy with a big mug of tea.

Brigitte

Ingredients
Makes: 40 small biscuits

  • 500g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 250g unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 jar of your favourite jam

Method
Prep:40min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr52min 

  1. Work plain flour, baking powder, sugar, butter, vanilla sugar, salt and eggs into a smooth dough. Wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  3. Roll dough out and cut out 5cm circles. Cut smaller circles out of the middle of half of the circles.
  4. Place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment and bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.
  5. Spread jam over the whole circles while they're still warm. You scan strain it through a sieve first, if you like. Dust the rings with icing sugar and place one on each whole circle covered with jam. Leave to cool completely.

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