Rolled Biscuits with Jam

  • Medium
  • 1h
  • 6 Servings
  • Sweet

“Boulou” is a Tunisian dessert from Jewish origins. It is kind of rolled biscuits with jam, genereously parfumed with geranium water. It's an easy dessert to enjoy during breakfast or in the afternoon.


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla powder
  • ¼ cup of geranium water
  • 100g of sugar
  • 100g of melted butter
  • ¼ cup of vegetable oil
  • 500g of flour
  • 250g of apricot or quince jam
  • 1 egg yolk + crushed almonds for decoration (optional)
  • 170°C
  • 30 min.
  • Beat the eggs in a large bowl then add baking powder and vanilla powder.
  • Add the geranium water and sugar and mix.
  • Add vegetable oil and melted butter to your mixture.
  • Add half of the quantity of flour and mix well.
  • Add the remaining flour. Now the dough is much easier to spread.
  • Spread the dough in a circle half a centimeter thin, give or take.
  • Spread the jam on the dough and roll.
  • Place the “baguette” on a parchment paper.
  • Brush the baguette with the egg yolk and decorate with crushed almonds.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 25 to 35 minutes at 170°C.
  • Once the rolled biscuits are ready, cut into slices while still warm.