Jul 082010

125g butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
¾ cup caster sugar
2 egg yolks
⅔ cup almond meal
1⅓ cup plain flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons of jam


Beat the butter and sugar until light. Add the yolks one at a time until just combined. Add the vanilla, almond meal, flour and baking powder and form a dough.

Roll into balls, flatten very slightly and make a small hollow in each. Fill hollow with jam.

Bake at 160degC for 20-25 minutes.

Note: If you are using homemade jam, combine the jam with a little lemon juice first to help it maintain is colour when baked.


Megan Goodman

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