- 250 g butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 4 tablespoons of sugar
- 4 tablespoons of cooking oil
- 3 cups of cake flour
- 4 teaspoons Moirs baking powder
- 450 g jam of your choice
Beat butter, sugar, vanilla essence, eggs and oil until smooth.
Add sifted flour and baking powder. Add more flour if necessary, to make a nice biscuit dough.
Layer half the mixture onto a greased oven tray.
Spread jam over.
Lastly grate the remainder of the dough on the top using an ordinary cheese grater.
Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.
Cut into slices as soon as it comes out of the oven and allow to cool completely before removing from tray.
Sprinkle icing sugar on top.
Recipe and photo: Yasmeen Ibrahim