RECIPE FOR RASPBERRY SWIRLS – BY DOSUNMU DAMILOJU

Hey people, it’s Christmas season and trust us to keep it special, fun and creative just for you guys and your guess is as good as mine, when I hear Christmas all I see is food smiles. Anyways, welcome to My woven words and today on recipe corner, we are going to be learning how to make raspberry swirls, I’m sure you can tell from the name that it’s a yummy colourful cookies and you’re definitely going to like it. 
INGREDIENTS
  • Flour – 300g
  • Butter – 200g
  • Sugar – 100g
  • Egg – 1
  • Salts – 1 teaspoon (you can reduce it as desired)
  • Vanilla Flavour 
  • Lemon Extract 
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon 
  • Raspberry jam 
  • Flaked coconut (you can buy or make yours by grating the coconut using the smallest side of the grater)
  • Chopped Pecans
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METHODS
  • Cream butter and sugar until it is soft.
  • Beat in the egg, flavour and extract.
  • Add salt and baking powder.
  • Then mix till very well and leave the dough wrapped you can also cover the dough and refrigerator.
  • Divide the dough into smaller pieces (Note this if you are making a large quantity to make it easier to roll. For 300g you might just divide it into two).
  • Then roll each dough on a lightly floured surface (so that it won’t stick) in a rectangular shape.
  • After which, you combine the jam, flaked coconut and chopped pecans then spread over rectangles.
  • Carefully roll it up and wrap in a foil. Then freeze  for 2-3 hours (Note, if you can’t freeze, just roll it up and follow the next step, you’re still on track).
  • Cut into slices and bake until lightly browned.
  • No mistakes, no errors, with this, you would bite your lips. After all the rice, chicken and all, on Christmas day, just try it on boxing day with family and friends. I bet you would ask for more, and one more thing, let’s keep it a secret, don’t tell your friends, don’t tell your mum(smiles).
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I’m a student of Bowen University in the department of mass communication. I’m slim but love to eat. That’s why i get so excited and fascinated in knowing more about foods, cake, pastries, drinks and anything that goes to the mouth.
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