Fig Biscuits

Fig Biscuits


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Similar to the classic fig newtons, this easy biscuit recipe is delicious and what's more you can substitute different types of jam if you prefer.

Suzanne Stull

Makes: 24 biscuits

  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups fig jam

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C.
  2. Cream together margarine, eggs, sugar and vanilla. Sift together flour, bicarb soda and baking powder. Stir into egg mixture.
  3. Grease a small baking tray with margarine. Pour 1/2 of the dough into pan and spread.
  4. Pour fig jam over the dough and gently spread. Drop rest of dough over fig layer. Place in oven. When mixture starts to melt and gets soft, spread the top out. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool and then cut into 24 biscuits.

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