Jam Biscuits

Melt-in-the-mouth buttery biscuits made of a unique blend of plain flour and cornflour are sandwiched with tongue-tickling raspberry jam to make everybody’s favourite Jam Biscuits.

The sight of the fruit jam peeping out of a hole in the biscuits adds to the visual appeal of these biscuits making them just too irresistible.

You can store these biscuits in an airtight container to enjoy whenever you wish. You can also surprise your kids by packing a few of these in their snack box .

Jam Biscuits

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Jam Biscuits recipe - How to make Jam Biscuits

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  30 minutes   Baking Temperature:  160ºC ( 320ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 biscuits
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8 tsp raspberry jam
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup cornflour
a pinch of salt
1/4 cup butter
5 tbsp powdered sugar
plain flour (maida) for rolling

  1. Combine the plain flour, cornflour and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the butter and rub the mixture with your fingertips.
  3. Add the sugar and mix well using a spatula.
  4. Add approx. 3 tbsp of ice-cold water to make a dough.
  5. Put the dough in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
  7. Dust the rolling board with plain flour and roll a portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) and (1/4") thickness diameter circle.
  8. Cut with a round biscuit cutter to get 8 portions.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to get 8 more circles. Make a hole in the centre of these 8 circles with help of an apple corer or any other cutter with a small hole.
  10. Place all the circles on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 160ºc ( 320ºf) for 25 minutes.
Nutrient values per biscuit
Energy153 cal
Protein2.1 g
Carbohydrates63.2 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat4.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A171.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C0.5 mg
Folic Acid13.8 mcg
Calcium12.3 mg
Iron0.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium46.8 mg
Potassium40.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg


Jam Biscuits
 on 04 Jun 19 10:31 AM

Can we bake this without oven on gas if yes for how much time?
Tarla Dalal
04 Jun 19 03:22 PM
   Hi Noorani, We haven''t tried baking it that way.
Jam Biscuits
 on 24 Aug 16 02:32 PM

Jam biscuits, wow.. jam biscuits now can be made at home.. just too good these biscuits are..