Feeding the Funky Bunch: Jam Buttons

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These little biscuits are a total melt-in-your-mouth indulgence. I have this recipe pasted into my cooking file from an old Delicious Magazine.

Ingredients

  • 200g butter
  • 55g raw sugar
  • Rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp homemade vanilla essence
  • 300g plain flour
  • 75g desiccated coconut
  • Raspberry or Apricot Jam

Thermomix Method

  1. Peel large strips of lemon rind into TMX
  2. Add raw sugar
  3. Process 3 sec, Sp 9 to form caster sugar and fine lemon rind
  4. Add butter and mix 20 sec, Sp 4
  5. Add egg yolk and vanilla, mix 20 sec, Sp 4
  6. Add flour and coconut
  7. Knead (closed lid position) for 2 min
  8. Roll portions of dough into walnut sized balls, place on lined baking tray and indent centre of each with your thumb
  9. Place half a teaspoon of either jam in each hole
  10. Bake 180C for 12 min
  11. Allow to cool on trays for 5 min before transferring to wire racks

Non-Thermomix Method

  1. Place butter, sugar and lemon rind in bowl of an electric beater and beat until pale
  2. Add egg yolk and vanilla and beat until combined
  3. Fold in flour and coconut
  4. Place dough on floured bench and lightly knead for 30 seconds
  5. Roll portions of dough into walnut sized balls, place on lined baking tray and indent centre of each with your thumb
  6. Place half a teaspoon of either jam in each hole
  7. Bake 180C for 12 min
  8. Allow to cool on trays for 5 min before transferring to wire rack
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