Jammy Shortbread Slices

A layer of sweet strawberry jam sandwiched between two layers of shortbread in this easy jammy shortbread slice

Jam Shortbread Slice

We've been in the new house almost a week now so I thought it was about time I christened the oven and filled the cake tins again.

These jam shortbread slices couldn't be easier to make and if you have a standing mixer, are super quick. All they require is 35 minutes in the oven and voila, some tasty treats for lunchboxes and snack time. I used some homemade strawberry jam as the filling but any jam would do...apricot would be good.

Jammy Shortbread Slices


Jam Shortbread Slices
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Jammy Shortbread Slices

A shortbread slice filled with raspberry jam
prep time: 15 minscook time: 35 minstotal time: 50 mins


  • 300g Butter, softened
  • 120g Caster Sugar
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Paste
  • Egg Yolk
  • 500g Plain Flour
  • 400g Jam
  • Icing Sugar


Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180°c and line a 20 x 30cm tin with baking paper.

Step 2: Cream together the butter, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla paste in a mixer or by hand.

Step 3: Stir in the flour until you get a crumbly dough.

Step 4: Press half the dough into the tin, spread over the jam then sprinkle the rest of the crumbly dough on top and lightly press down.

Step 5: Bake for 35 minutes, leave to cool then cut into slices. Sprinkle with icing sugar.

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1 comment

  1. These look wonderful, and I love how quick they are...good luck in your new house, we've just completed a move, it's overwhelming!