Date Jam Biscuit

Date Jam biscuit recipe from the lovely Peony Bakes, they're low in sugar, but full of sweet sticky date flavour.


Yields 16+ biscuits

Half packet butter or 125g⠀
1.5 cup plain flour (sift) ⠀
Date Jam -approx 2 tbsp⠀
Strawberry Jam half a bottle ⠀
1/2 cup sugar could use date sugar too ⠀
Ground almonds⠀
1 egg ⠀
Finely chopped dates⠀
1tsp baking powder ⠀
Desiccated coconut⠀


  1. Butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time add tsp flour with each egg to stop it from curdling.
  3. Sift 1 cups flour with baking powder.
  4. Add to mixture a little at a time, add the other cup flour to make soft firm dough.
  5. Divide into 2.
  6. Roll out rectangle around 2cm.
  7. Spread warmed jam.
  8. Sprinkle ground almonds and chopped dates.
  9. Roll up gently and put in fridge for few hours.
  10. Slice swiss roll style.
  11. Coat with coconut.
  12. Bake in oven gas mark 4 for 25 30mins or till lightly golden.

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