Recipe

Flower jam drops

These flower jam drops are the perfect starter recipe for aspiring little bakers. Experiment with different shaped cookie cutters and jam flavours. Lemon curd works well, also.

  • Makes 16
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
Flower jam drops

Ingredients

Flower jam drops
  • 1/4 cup rice flour, sieved
  • 2/3 cup plain flour, sieved
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar, sieved
  • 125 gram cold butter, chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoon raspberry jam, or jam of choice

Method

Flower jam drops
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Line baking trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place flours, sugar, butter and salt into base of food processor and pulse until mixture out onto a flat surface.
  • 3
    Knead dough until it comes together, then roll on a lightly floured surface to 1cn thick
  • 4
    Cut flower shapes into dough using cookie cutter. While cutter is still in dough, use your thumb to create a dimple in the centre of biscuit. Repeat until all dough is used. Place biscuits on lined trays leaving a little space between each. Fill dimples with jam.
  • 5
    Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until lightly golden, swapping trays around after 15 minutes. Remove biscuits from oven and leave to cool completely.

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