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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jam Sandwich Biscuits

Jam Sandwich Biscuits

These delicious biscuits are a slight alternative to Jammie Dodgers. The biscuit is more of a shortbread with the addition of ground almonds. I got the recipe from this book 1001 Cupcakes, Cookies and Tempting Treats - Love Food which I've had for years and I dip into every now and again to satisfy my sweet tooth. I sandwiched them together with raspberry jam but you could use the jam of your choice. The first time I attempted these biscuits they went down a storm so I shall definitely be making them again soon! 





Ingredients

225 g/ 8 oz butter
100 g/3 1/2 oz castor sugar
200 g/7 oz plain flour
pinch of salt
100 g/3 1/2 oz ground almonds
Jam
icing sugar for dusting, optional

Method

1) Beat butter and sugar together in a bowl.
2) Add flour, salt and almonds and combine to form a dough.
3) Wrap the dough in clingfilm and refridgerate for an hour or two.
4) Preheat oven to 150 degrees (300 degrees or gas mark 2).
5) Roll the dough to 5mm think and cut circles using a biscuit cutter or a drinking glass.
6) Cut a smaller circle in the middle of half the biscuits.
7) Bake for 25-30 minutes.
8) Leave to cool.
9) Sandwich together with the jam and dust icing sugar over the top. 


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  1. These are too cute! Remind of being a little girl - my favourite biscuits. Feel free to join in with #Bakeoftheweek with these beauties!

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    1. Thank you :) will look out for #bakeoftheweek and link up :)

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