Jammy Biscuit Squares

Jammy Biscuit Squares


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About this recipe: These spiced biscuits are a real treat anytime of the day. They are dotted with chopped pecans and have a layer of strawberry jam inside.


Makes: 24 biscuits

  • 225g butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 250g plain flour
  • 115g chopped pecans
  • 170g strawberry jam

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease one 20cm square baking dish.
  2. Cream the butter until soft and fluffy. Add the caster sugar gradually, until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolks.
  3. Sieve the cardamom, allspice and flour together. Gradually add it to the butter mixture and stir to combine well. Stir in the chopped pecans.
  4. Spoon 1/2 of the dough into the prepared dish, spreading evenly. Top with strawberry jam and cover with the remaining dough.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until lightly browned. Cool then cut into 3.75cm squares.

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Reviews (3)


I am from America. The flour here in Serbia is different than we have back home. Can you tell me which flour to use? I have seen t-400 and t-500; do I add baking powder or baking soda and salt? I really need help with the flour uses. Thank you. - 15 Jan 2011


I am eating them right now as I write this review and they are yummmyyy... They were so easy to make but make an absolutely fabulous biscuits! Love them and will definately make them again! - 24 Dec 2010


Made it healthier. I substitutes butter with light margarine and used soft brown sugar instead of caster sugar,so they came out healthier but still great tasting! - 24 Dec 2010

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